In Jordan, the attack took place. 10 people were killed and 34 injured on Sunday. A Jordanian official called the incident "a cowardly terrorist act."
After shooting at the police, the armed people drove up to the ancient castle, which is very popular among tourists in the city of Karak, said the Department of public service of Jordan. Security forces surrounded the castle and skirmish. the siege ended 4 terrorists were killed inside the building. Were killed 7 members of the security forces, 2 Jordanian civilians and a canadian tourist. 34 people were injured, including 15 members of the security forces, 17 Jordanian civilians and 2 foreign tourist.
Officers searched the fortress from the Crusader period. Approximately 132 km South of the capital Amman, and found many automatic weapons. They also found explosives, including suicide belts, in a house which they raided, where the shooting began on Sunday. Authorities have not identified the militants or the group to which they belonged, if any. But the Jordanian Minister of state for media Affairs, Mohammed al-Momani told state television that the attack was "cowardly terrorist attack".
The violence started when a police patrol came under fire about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the city of Karak. Two police officers were injured and the attackers fled in a car, the statement said. The insurgents fired at the other police, and then attacked the ancient fortress with tourists.
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