King Supervising ‘Grafella’ Operation, in Final Stages

Operation in North Karak Tolls 4 Martyrs, 11 Injured, Hostiles Arrested and Neutralised

تم نشره في Tue 20 December / Dec 2016. 12:00 AM - آخر تعديل في Tue 20 December / Dec 2016. 11:51 PM
  • From the site of of clashes in north Karak town of Grafella - (Al Ghad)
  • From the site of of clashes in north Karak town of Grafella - (Al Ghad)
  • From the site of of clashes in north Karak town of Grafella - (Al Ghad)
  • From the site of of clashes in north Karak town of Grafella - (Al Ghad)
  • From the site of of clashes in north Karak town of Grafella - (Al Ghad)
  • His Majesty supervising and monitoring the North Karak Security operation - (From Source)
  • His Majesty supervising and monitoring the North Karak Security operation - (From Source)
  • His Majesty supervising and monitoring the North Karak Security operation - (From Source)
  • His Majesty supervising and monitoring the North Karak Security operation - (From Source)
  • His Majesty supervising and monitoring the North Karak Security operation - (From Source)

AMMAN —Al Ghad— Government Speaker and Media Affairs Minister, Dr Mohammad Momani, officially stated that the security operation in the town of Grafella, north of the southern Jordanian governorate of Karak, is ongoing but in final stages, highlighting that His Majesty King Abdullah is supervising and monitoring the progress of the operation from the Crisis Management Centre.

The standoffs Tuesday, initiated by gunmen who engaged security personnel while storming suspected residence in the town, claimed the lives of 4 brave security personnel, injured 11, 5 of them civilians, and has so far led to the apprehension of 3 terrorists, 1 of whom has died of their wounds.

Momani explained that the campaign in north of Karak was initiated by a tip from an apprehended suspect who confessed to housing the gunmen and storing weapons.

Throughout the stages of the operation, His Majesty directed the government to keep the public informed, Momani said, and called for effective cooperation between different respective public and official bodies, following to reassure that security campaigns will not cease until the security situation is addressed and all implicated in terrorist schemes are apprehended.

Residents of the town rallied armed to the support of the security force on point, the Minister said, thanking their initiative, Momani warned that their amassing may complicate the security situation and endanger civilians.

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