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Friday, 06 February 2015 - 8:49
Jordan Blitz Islamic State
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Jordan says its warplanes have carried out their first air strikes on Islamic State targets since the militants released a video showing the killing of a captured Jordanian pilot.

On their way back, the planes flew over the village of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.

Their flight coincided with a visit to the village by Jordanian King Abdullah, who was meeting the pilot's family.

The king has vowed to the step up the fight against IS. Jordan is part of a US-led coalition bombing the militants.
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