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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it hasn't seen any evidence at this time to corroborate the Islamic State group's claims that an American female hostage has been killed in a Jordanian airstrike.
National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan says the White House is "deeply concerned" by the reports but has not seen evidence to support the claims.
A purported statement by the Islamic State claims the woman was killed in an airstrike Friday on the outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the militant group's main stronghold.
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