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The Jordanian air force pilot filmed being burned to death by Islamic State extremists was heavily sedated and unaware of what was about to happen, it has been claimed.
A report in Saudi Arabia's burnews.com claims ISIS militants admitted giving Moaz al-Kasasbeh drugs so that he did not scream as flames consumed his body during his grotesque execution.
Jordan has struck back hard following the circulation of the video last week, hitting the militant group's territory with 56 air strikes in three days and executing two ISIS-linked prisoners.
Makes you wonder if Isis are now regretting what they have done
originally posted by: UnBreakable
I like how the original source is burnews.com. Those Saudi's sure have a sense of humor. I guess they are surprised by all the backlash and are trying now to cover for ISIS and lessen the brutality of it all.
originally posted by: DAVID64
Yeah, they're all bad asses.....till the bombs start falling. Sedated or not, this was the work of....I can't even describe them as animals, because animals may kill, but they do not torture each other.
originally posted by: paraphi
However, I am wondering whether ISIS are just a bit upset that this poor man did not put on a show, and that his brave and dignified death actually showed them (ISIS) up.
because animals may kill, but they do not torture each other.
King Abdullah II later said Jordan's response would 'be harsh because this terrorist organisation is not only fighting us, but also fighting Islam and its pure values.'
In a statement, he pledged to hit the militants 'hard in the very centre of their strongholds'.
originally posted by: FlyersFan