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Terror attack on intelligence office in Baqaa kills five security personnel

By JT - Jun 06,2016 - Last updated at Jun 06,2016

People attend the funeral of Corporal Omar Hiyari in the city of Salt on Monday. Hiyari was killed in a terror attack against the office of the general Intelligence Department in Baqaa refugee camp early Monday (Photo by Osama Aqarbeh)

AMMAN – Five General Intelligence Department (GID) personnel were killed early Monday in an attack on the department's office in the Palestinian refugee camp of Baqaa, a government official announced.

Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government's Spokesperson Mohammad Momani said in a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that the cowardly attack on the security office in the first day of Ramadan shows the criminal behaviour of the terrorists, adding the attack took place before 7:00am. 

The attack left five personnel dead, including three officers who guarded the office.

Security agencies are investigating the accident to chase and bring the assailants to justice, and will announce further details later, Momani said.

The five security personnel were identified as Sergeant Loay Al Zyoud, Corporal Hani Al Qaaideh, Corporal Omar Al Hiyari, Private Ahmad Al Harahsheh and Soldier Mahmoud Al Awamleh

 

 

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THIS IS VERY SAD AND HORRIFYING. AS TERRIBLE AS THIS MAY BE, I CAN STILL REMIND JORDANIANS AND THE WORLD THAT JORDAN REMAINS ONE OF THE SAFEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD. FELLOW CITIZENS WHO HAVE THE BEST INTEREST OF THE KINGDOM AT HEART, THIS IS A TIME OF UNITY AGAINST ALL EVILS, A TIME THAT THE COUNTRY MUST DO ALL IT CAN TO SUPPORT THE FAMILIES OF THESE GALLANT PUBLIC SERVICE CITIZENS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES PROTECTING US ALL. THEY SERVED THEIR COUNTRY AND PAID THE ULTIMATE PRIZE AND MAY THE ALMIGHTY GOD GRANT THEM MERCY AND RECEIVE THEM. LONG LIVE THE KINGDOM, THE KING AND HIS PEOPLE. THIS ABOVE PICTURE IS HEART BREAKING.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Absolutely shocking ... I love Jordan and love the King and frankly Jordan is no ones enemy, Jordan is a friend to all - I hope that all those responsible are hunted down by the authorities and severely dealt with. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends that have lost loved ones.

WHAT A BARBARIC AND SHAMEFUL ACT ON THE FIRST DAY OF RAMADAN?????. THIS IS THE WORST OF THE WORST. WHILE WE ALL PRAY FOR THE VICTIMS AND SUPPORT THEIR FAMILIES, I AM VERY CONFIDENT THAT THE WELL TRAINED JORDANIAN SECURITY DEPARTMENT WILL FIND AND PUNISH THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS BARBARIC ACT OF TERROR. THOSE WHO HAVE THIS INTENT BE BE INFORMED THAT THEY WILL BE CAUGHT AND DEALT WITH IN NO TIME. WHAT A SHAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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