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Salamah Hamad: Karak attackers planned further assaults

Aljazeera.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
... were killed in the Karak attack [Muhammad Hamed/Reuters]. Assailants who staged attacks in Jordan's southern city of Karak on Sunday had suicide vests and other weapons, and were planning further assaults, Interior Minister Salamah Hamad has said.
 

Analysis: Jordan's image as a stable oasis takes a hit after Karak attack

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎5 hours ago‎
It reached its bloody conclusion at Karak castle, a popular tourist site that became the venue for an hours-long standoff between Jordanian security forces and the gunmen. This is a powerful symbolic blow to Jordan, and the fallout for the kingdom's ...
 

Mood sombre in Karak as fuller picture emerges of attack in Jordanian city

The National - ‎8 hours ago‎
KARAK, JORDAN // The mood was sombre and security tight in the southern Jordanian city of Karak on Monday following an hours-long attack that killed 10 people a day before. There was a heavy police presence around the city's crusader-era castle – its ...
 

Jordan investigating attacks that killed 10, including a Newfoundland woman

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
Jordanian security forces said late on Sunday they had killed four "terrorist outlaws" after flushing them out of a Crusader castle in the southern city of Karak. They had holed up there after killing 10 people, including Newfoundland visitor Linda ...
 

JORDAN-KARAK-GUNMEN-ATTACK

Prokerala - ‎9 hours ago‎
KARAK(JORDAN), Dec. 19, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Jordanian policemen walk at the entrance of Karak Castel at Karak city, some 140 km south of Amman, Jordan, Dec. 19, 2016. Four unidentified gunmen were killed in Jordan's southern Karak city on Sunday night, ...
 

Small Newfoundland town mourns death of popular teacher killed in Jordan

London Free Press - ‎11 hours ago‎
Jordanian security forces patrol in front of Karak Castle in the central town of Karak, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of the capital Amman, in Jordan Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. Gunmen assaulted Jordanian police in a series of attacks Sunday ...
 

Retired Newfoundland teacher killed, son injured in Jordan shootings

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎Dec 18, 2016‎
At least 34 people were killed in the bloody siege in and around Karak, about 140 kilometres south of the capital city of Amman. Jordanian officials say gunmen opened fire on a police station in Karak Castle, a Crusader fort and popular tourist ...
 

Canada, UK tourists hid in Jordan castle during gun fight

Watertown Public Opinion - ‎11 hours ago‎
Jordanian security forces guard an entrance, left, as boys walk past in the morning mist in front of Karak Castle in the central town of Karak, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of the capital Amman, in Jordan Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. Gunmen ...
 

Newfoundland mourns retired teacher killed in Jordan: 'She was a happy person'

Bridge River Lillooet News - ‎12 hours ago‎
The pair were visiting a Crusader castle popular with tourists in Karak when gunmen assaulted Jordanian police in a series of attacks, killing seven officers, two local civilians and Vatcher. Christopher Vatcher was said to have jaw injuries, and was ...
 

'A wonderful person:' Linda Vatcher remembered after death in Jordan

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
"I was shocked and saddened to learn of the death of a Canadian and the injury of her son in a terrorist attack that took place in Karak, Jordan, that has left several dead and many more injured," Trudeau's statement read. "On behalf of all Canadians ...
 

Jordan attackers had suicide vests, planned other assualts - minister

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎14 hours ago‎
AMMAN, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The people who staged attacks in Jordan's southern city of Karak had suicide vests and other weapons, and were planning other attacks, Interior Minister Salamah Hamad said on Monday. Hamad did not give details on the identity ...
 

Colleagues remember 'fantastic' Canadian teacher killed in Jordan attack

Radio Canada International - ‎10 hours ago‎
Linda Vatcher of Newfoundland was in Jordan to visit her son, Christopher, when gunmen struck multiple locations in Karak on Sunday. Christoper Vatcher, who works in the Middle East, was also shot and injured in the attack. He was injured in the jaw ...
 

Tributes to retired teacher Linda Vatcher killed in shooting at Jordan castle

Evening Standard - ‎17 hours ago‎
Tributes were today paid to a Canadian tourist among ten people killed in a gun attack at a historic hilltop castle in Jordan. Retired teacher Linda Vatcher, 62, died after gunmen stormed the castle in the town of Karak yesterday. Seven police officers ...

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