You are here

Two children shot during Tafileh festive firing

By JT - Aug 13,2017 - Last updated at Aug 13,2017

AMMAN — Two children on Friday were hit by stray bullets during festive firing in Tafileh, 180km southwest of Amman, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. A boy was shot in his lung and a girl was injured in the leg, according to Petra.

The incident came as a result of festive firing following the announcement of General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (Tawjihi) results. A security source told Petra that the victims were taken to Prince Zeid Hospital where they were reported to be in critical condition. Police have initiated an investigation into the two incidents.   

 

 

up
5 users have voted.

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
10 + 0 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.

Newsletter

Get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day.