Four Jor­da­nian po­lice killed in raid on fugi­tives’ hide­out

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AMMAN | Four policemen were killed Tues­day in an ex­change of fire with wanted men in a cen­tral Jor­da­nian prov­ince where as­sailants had killed 10 peo­ple in a se­ries of am­bushes ear­lier this week, state me­dia said.

Gov­ern­ment spokesman Mo­hammed Mo­mani told re­porters Tues­day night that one fugi­tive was killed and one wounded.

State me­dia said po­lice of­fi­cers came un­der fire dur­ing a raid of a sus­pected hide­out of fugi­tives. The cell tar­geted Tues­day was not con­nected to those in­volved in Sun­day’s at­tacks in Karak, ac­cord­ing to the state-run Pe­tra news agency.

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