Two Jordanians killed in Israeli Embassy shooting
July 24, Ammam: Jordan's Public Security Directorate, on Monday, revealed that two Jordanians have been killed and an Israeli wounded in a gunfire at a residential building inside the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital Amman.
According to the direcorate the first Jordanian, 17-year-old Mohammed Jawawdeh, succumbed to his injuries at the scene, while the second, Bashar Hamarneh, a doctor who was in the residential quarter of the embassy at the time of the incident ... died of his injuries after midnight in hospital, after Sunday's deadly shooting.
According to Police reports the two Jordanians worked for a furniture company and entered the embassy compound before the shooting to carry out repairs."We have started a large scale investigation into the incident and ordered the prosecutor general to look at all the details," the police said in a statement.
The incident comes at a time of mounting tensions between Israel and the Muslim world over metal detectors Israel installed around the al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Oslo Times International News Network