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Five dead, nine wounded in Jordan gun attack: security source

Other News Materials 18 December 2016 18:13
Unidentified gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station and patrols in southern Jordan killing five people and wounding nine others including police
Five dead, nine wounded in Jordan gun attack: security source

Unidentified gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station and patrols in southern Jordan killing five people and wounding nine others including police, a security source said, France Press reported.

The attack took place in Karak, a city and tourist destination known for one of the biggest Crusader castles in the region, located around 120 kilometres (roughly 70 miles) south of the capital Amman.

"Five people were killed and nine others wounded, including policemen, when unknown gunmen attacked a police station and some patrols in Karak," the source said on condition of anonymity, adding that police were hunting the gunmen and reinforcements were sent.

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