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Two US Security Personnel Shot Dead in Jordan

Two US Security Personnel Shot Dead in Jordan

Jordanian security personnel stationed outside the US Embassy in Amman, Jordan. Credit: Uchujin -The Blog

Two U.S. security personnel have been shot dead by a Jordanian police officer at a police training center in Amman, Jordan.

Government spokesman Mohammed Momani said that the assailant was shot dead by his fellow officers after shooting the Americans, BBC reported.

The shooting spree occurred in Muaqar on the outskirts of Amman. At least five others have been injured in the attack, while one South African was also killed.

According to Reuters, the police training center is U.S. funded and provides training for Iraqi and Palestinian security forces.

This story is developing.

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