11 killed in flash floods

Irish Sunday Mirror - - FRONT PAGE -

FLASH floods in Jor­dan have killed 11 peo­ple and forced the evac­u­a­tion of nearly 4,000 tourists from the city of Pe­tra.

Res­cue teams are search­ing for five peo­ple af­ter their car was swept away in Mad­aba. Weeks of heavy rain have trig­gered a state of emer­gency in port city Aqaba.

Flood­wa­ters in some ar­eas rose to 13ft.

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