Update: Operation in Castle Vicinity Not Over, Despite Cooldown

Karak Shootouts Toll 7 Deaths, Including Police, Citizens, 1 Tourist, 28 Injured

تم نشره في Sun 18 December / Dec 2016. 01:00 AM - آخر تعديل في Sun 18 December / Dec 2016. 07:32 PM
  • Jordanian Security personnel en route to site - (Al Ghad)
  • Police armoured vehicles en route to Kerak Clash site - (Al Ghad)
  • Ambulance in route to tend to injuries in Kerak - (Social Media)


KERAK —Al Ghad— Security sources confirmed that the Karak Castle operation, despite the relative and cautious calmness, is not over yet, and that security activity to secure the Castle vicinity and apprehend the terrorists is ongoing, after the citadel was cleared of hostiles.


Events in Karak, carried out by 10 armed bandits who attacked a police station and vehicle earlier before fortifying themselves in thw Karak Castle, on Sunday, have tolled a total of 7 deaths, so far, including 4 police officers, 2 civilians, and 1 tourist from Canada, in addition to 28 other injuries.


Injured personnel are still receiving treatment.