Results of Preliminary Investigations into Israeli Embassy Incident

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AMMAN —AlGhad— The police media office issued the results of the preliminary investigations into the incident of the Israeli Embassy shooting in Amman, yesterday, Sunday, which resulted in the death of two Jordanians and the injury of an Israeli security personnel.

Witnesses at the crime scene were interviewed, and further investigation is underway.

So far, investigations indicate that one of the two victims was contracted via a furniture shop to deliver and install a bedroom to an apartment leased to the Embassy.

While the two were working inside the apartment, in the building within the Embassy’s campus, when a dispute broke out between one of the carpenters and the diplomat who lives in the apartment for being late and taking too much time.

The young victim, 17, threatened the diplomat and attacked him, to which the diplomat opened fire, injuring him and the landlord, who were rushed to the hospital.

Both the carpenter and the landlord were pronounced dead, the earlier on the spot, and the latter 5 hours after being hospitalised.