“Dead in shooting at Israeli embassy in Jordan

“Dead in shooting at Israeli embassy in Jordan

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In a shooting rampage at the Israeli embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman on Sunday, at least one person has come into your life.

Reports that a Jordanian veiligheidsbron, that no further details to give about the circumstances of the incident, according to Reuters.

According to local media would be a young Jordaniër an employee of the Israeli embassy with a knife in the chest have been stabbed before he was shot to death. The Israeli became life-threatening injured. The police has the heavily guarded embassy, in a wealthy part of Amman, was sealed off.

The Israeli authorities have not yet responded to the shooting. According to the BBC the embassy officials evacuated.

Temple mount

The decision of Israel to heightened security measures in the temple mount in Jerusalem, after two Israeli agents were killed by a group of Palestinians, led this week to the anger in Jordan.

Jordanian authorities called on Israel to the inserted metal detectors outside the Al-Asqa mosque to remove it. The islamic sanctuary is part of the areas Israel since 1967 occupied.

In Amman went Friday, thousands of Jordanians to the streets to protest against the measures. Many of the 7 million Jordanian residents are of Palestinian descent.


The dispute between Israel and Palestinians over access to the temple mount has for the bloodiest scenes in years are provided.

In an attack on jewish settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory fell yet three deaths among israelis.

Israeli soldiers seized in the occupied West Bank in the night from Saturday to Sunday, 25 Palestinians. A legerwoordvoerder said that nine persons were arrested from a member of the radical sunni Hamas movement.

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