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ISIS captured a Jordanian pilot Wednesday after his warplane from the US-led coalition crashed while on a mission against the jihadists over Syria.US Central Command, the body overseeing the coalition air war over Iraq and Syria, gave no reason for the "crash", and confirmed ISIS militants had taken the lost jet's Jordanian pilot captive.ISIS posted photographs online purportedly showing its fighters holding the pilot.Jordan is among a number of countries that have joined the US-led alliance carrying out air strikes against ISIS.The US-led coalition first launched strikes against ISIS in August in Iraq, weeks after the jihadists overran the country's Sunni heartland.Iraqi security forces, backed by the strikes, Kurdish forces, Shiite militias, and Sunni tribesmen, have retaken some areas, but have been facing stiff resistance from the entrenched ISIS militants.
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