Jordian fighter jets as part of revenge for their murdered pilot unleashed reign of devastation against ISIS early Thursday. Their morale further boosted by the king’s vows of inflicting damage to the ISIS hideouts after their captured airman was burnt to death. The hometown of the deceased bustled with jets as a mark of respect and triumph to the departed soul.
EXTREMELY GRAPHIC VIDEO: Jordanian pilot burned alive by ISIS
The strikes were necessitated after the released video by ISIS showing the spine chilling incident in which Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, was burnt alive after being put in a cage. The fighter jets in order to settle their scores as commanded by King Abdullah, carried on their activities to counter the ever rising activities of ISIS.
King Abdullah in a statement said “The blood of martyr Muath al-Kaseasbeh will not be in vain and the response of Jordan and its army after what happened to our dear son will be severe,” He also vowed that Jordan will continue to fight the Islamic State till the time it runs out of fuel and bullets.
Abdullah further said that Jordan will be quit harsh on ISIS for the dual reason that apart from targeting his country, it is also defaming Islam and its pure values. Jordan state – run media didn’t specify as to where the strikes have taken place.
Before, carrying out the strikes, Jordan was in a state of fix as there were few voices against carrying out the strikes, since they don’t want the country to involve itself in the same. However, the clear mandate by people in terms of the rage expressed on the streets has given a green signal for the country to carry out its activities.
Jordan’s information minister, Mohammad al-Momani told AFP that the country will play an active role in the U.S led fight against the militant group.