Renewed Clashes in Karak Put to Rest; 4 Gunmen Killed, Situation Resolved

تم نشره في Sun 18 December / Dec 2016. 12:00 AM
  • heavy reinforcement arrive at the vicinity of the Karak Castle to finish off terrorists - (Al Ghad/Mohammad Abu Ghoush)
  • heavy reinforcement arrive at the vicinity of the Karak Castle to finish off terrorists - (Al Ghad/Mohammad Abu Ghoush)

AMMAN —Al Ghad— Clashes in the vicinity of the Karak Castle were renewed and quickly put to rest by security forces engaged in the events since Sunday afternoon, says an official joint police statement, confirmed by sources to “Al Ghad” that the situation has been finally resolved with the elimination of 4 gunmen.

The bandits’ residence was stormed in Qatranah, according to security sources, leading to the confiscation of a huge amount of arms and explosives.

Earlier, security forces engaged in the Karak Operation effectively terminated several gunmen with the terror group who attacked several police posts in Karak and Qatranah, fortifying themselves inside the Karak Castle Sunday afternoon, and liberated all the hostages they took.

The bandit group included several Arab foreigners in addition to Jordanians, security sources stated, and that parameters have been set to finalise the sweep for the remaining fugitive gunmen at large, reaffirming that the operation is almost over.

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