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06 Nov 2019 | 01:22 PM UTC

Jordan: Police arrest stabbing assailant in Jerash November 6 /update 1

Jordan News Alert

Police arrest assailant after stabbing incident leaves six people injured on November 6; heightened security expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/6/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Amman). COUNTRY/REGION Jerash

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Authorities have announced that the assailant responsible for a stabbing incident which has left six people injured in Jerash on Wednesday, November 6, has been arrested. Victims include three Mexican tourists and one Swiss national, as well as a tour guide and a police officer. The motive behind the attack remains unclear. A heightened security presence is expected at the scene.


Individuals in Jerash are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, anticipate localized disruption and a heightened security presence in the vicinity of the incident, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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