Flash floods kill 11 in Jor­dan, sev­eral miss­ing

Sunday Express - - WORLD -

Of­fi­cial me­dia say the death toll from flash floods un­leashed by heavy rains in Jor­dan has risen to 11. Satur­day’s re­ports came a day after floods struck in sev­eral ar­eas of Jor­dan, in­clud­ing Pe­tra, an an­cient trad­ing hub carved into rose­c­oloured rock. Hun­dreds of Pe­tra vis­i­tors ran for higher ground Fri­day as water surged through a nar­row canyon.

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