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The militant group ISIS said Friday that an American woman hostage it was holding in Syria had been killed when Jordanian fighter jets bombed a building where she was being held.In Washington, U.S. officials said they could not confirm that the woman, who has been identified as 26-year-old aid worker Kayla Mueller of Prescott, Arizona, had been killed, while Jordanian officials openly doubted the claim. Mueller was the last-known American hostage held by ISIS, which controls wide areas of Syria and Iraq and has executed five British and American aid workers and journalists in recent months. Jordan immediately vowed to intensify military action against ISIS, conducting a second day of airstrikes as angry Jordanians rallied in the capital, Amman.A representative in the United States of Mueller's family said the family had no information on ISIS' statement that she had been killed. ISIS, in statement posted on social media and jihadi websites, said Mueller died when the building in which she was being held outside Raqqa, a major stronghold of the group, collapsed in a Jordanian airstrike Friday.
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