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Jordan says explosive device behind police patrol blast

Jordanian flag [Salah Malkawi/Anadolu Agency]
Jordanian flag [Salah Malkawi/Anadolu Agency]

Jordanian authorities said Saturday an explosive device was behind a blast that killed a policeman west of Amman a day earlier as reported on Anadolu Agency.

A policeman was killed and six others were injured in an explosion in the town of Fuheis, west of the capital, on Friday.

In a statement, the Interior Ministry said investigation showed that an explosive device planted under a police patrol was behind Friday’s blast.

No group claimed responsibility for the blast.

The ministry vowed to “hunt down this cowardly group and anyone who attempts to harm the country’s security”.

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