Police Break off Riots in East Amman

تم نشره في Tue 15 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN —AlGhad— Police forces intervened to break off riots in Eastern Amman around noon today, Tuesday, initiated by proponents of a candidate, over what the 100 rioters claimed to be vote purchasing, carried out by a rivalling candidate near one of the polling centres in Ashrafiyeh.

The rioters, according to a police source, set fire to car tires and rolled them into the main roads, which then caused the police to launch smoke and tear gas canisters unto the group/

Police say the riots did not disrupt the peace and that order was quickly restored.