Jordan executes 2 prisoners after ISIS video shows pilot being burned alive

February 4, 2015 3:59 AM

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Jordan executes 2 prisoners after ISIS video shows pilot being burned alive

DEVELOPING: Jordan said it had executed 2 prisoners early Wednesday after a new video surfaced on the Internet Tuesday showing ISIS burning alive a Jordanian pilot the terror group has held since December.

Government spokesman Mohammed al-Momani said that prisoners, Sajida al-Rishawi and Ziad al-Karbouli, were executed. Al-Rishawi has been on death row for her role in a triple hotel bombing in the Jordanian capital Amman in 2005 that killed dozens. Over the past week, Jordan had twice offered to swap ...

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