Chicago family of Jordanian pilot burned alive planning vigil

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CHICAGO - The country of Jordan is vowing revenge after ISIS militants released a video appearing to show a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive.

The video shows the 26-year old pilot being put into a cage then set ablaze.

ISIS took him captive in December when his F16 crashed in Syria. The terrorists had been demanding the release of a female al-Qaida member being held prisoner by Jordan. Jordan believes ISIS murdered the pilot a month ago.

A cousin of the pilot barbarically murdered, lives on the northwest side of Chicago and says a memorial will be held for him later this week.

As family members plan the vigil they, like the rest of the world, are stunned by the horrible brutality. They hope the militants themselves, through their vicious actions, have become their own worst enemy.

The pilot's family is hoping retribution by the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS will be swift and fierce.

The planned prayer vigil will be Friday night and is open to people of all cultures and faiths. It'll be held from 6-10 p.m. at 92nd and Harlem.

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