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Two killed in Israeli embassy shooting in Jordan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 July 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Amman, July 24: Two Jordanians were killed in a shootout inside the Israeli embassy in Amman, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday. The attack took place on Sunday evening when the owner of the embassy compound and two workers entered the premises “for a routine furniture replacement”, according to the Foreign Ministry. One of the workers allegedly stabbed an Israeli security officer with a screwdriver, who, in self-defence, opened fire on the assailant, 17, reports Efe news. Another Jordanian, identified as the owner of the building, was injured in the gunfire and later succumbed to his wounds at the hospital. (IANS)

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