Jordanian parliament member says son joined Islamic State, carried out suicide attack

October 4, 2015 5:36 AM

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AMMAN, Jordan – A Jordanian parliament member says his son carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq just three months after the family failed to prevent him from joining the Islamic State extremist group.

Jordan is part of an international military coalition against IS, but the group has some grassroots support in the country.

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