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This image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, which monitors events in territory controlled by Islamic State militants with the permission of the extremist group, shows militants with a captured pilot, center, wearing a white shirt in Raqqa, Syria, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Islamic State group militants captured a Jordanian pilot, Mu’ath Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh, after shooting down his warplane over Syria, Jordan said Wednesday, in the extremists’ first successful downing of an aircraft from the international coalition waging an air campaign against the group. The pilot’s family confirmed that it is al-Kaseasbeh shown in the image. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)