5 Jordanian intelligence agents killed

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Amman, June 6 (IANS) Five people working for a Jordanian intelligence agency were killed in an attack in a Palestinian refugee camp near Amman.

“The intelligence agency office in the Baqa’a camp was the target of a cowardly attack shortly before 7.00 a.m. on Monday that left five agents dead,” Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani was quoted by RT online.

The Baqa’a camp is the largest facility hosting Palestinian refugees in Jordan.

The killings on Monday morning were described as a “terrorist attack” by the Jordanian media, but no details were immediately provided.

Jordan currently hosts an estimated three million Palestinian refugees, most of whom live in 10 refugee camps throughout the country.



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