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Militants from the so-called Islamic State (IS) claim they have captured a Jordanian jet pilot, whose warplane was reportedly shot down over the jihadists’ stronghold in the eastern Syrian province of Raqqa.

A series of pictures showing cheering gunmen carrying a young and apparently battered man wearing nothing but white underwear has surfaced online in the wake of the crash.


The man is allegedly a Jordanian Air Force pilot, Muadh Yusuf. 

The plane crash was confirmed by the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, but neither IS claims of shooting it down nor the report of the pilot’s capture could be immediately verified.

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