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SALT, Jordan | 4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

SALT, Jordan — Jordanian search teams pulled the bodies of three suspected militants from the rubble of their hideout, a government official said Sunday, hours after assailants opened fire and set off explosions that killed four members of the security forces trying to storm the building. The clash late on Saturday was among the deadliest … Continue reading SALT, Jordan | 4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

SALT, Jordan | Bodies of 3 suspected militants found after Jordan shootout

SALT, Jordan — Jordanian search teams pulled the bodies of three suspected militants from the rubble of their hideout, a government official said Sunday, hours after assailants opened fire and set off explosions that killed three members of the security forces trying to storm the building. The clash late on Saturday was among the deadliest … Continue reading SALT, Jordan | Bodies of 3 suspected militants found after Jordan shootout

AMMAN, Jordan | 5 suspected militants in custody in Jordan after fatal clash

AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian official says five suspected militants are in custody after opening fire and setting off explosions that killed three members of the security forces and collapsed a multi-story building. The clash late Saturday in the town of as-Salt raised new concerns about militants’ attempts to carry out large-scale attacks to destabilize … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan | 5 suspected militants in custody in Jordan after fatal clash

AMMAN, Jordan | 3 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militants’ hideout

AMMAN, Jordan— Three members of Jordan’s security forces were killed Saturday when they stormed a hideout of suspected militants that had been rigged with explosives, the government spokeswoman said. The officers had been chasing suspects in an explosion a day earlier in which a policeman was killed. Prime Minister Omar Razzaz portrayed Friday’s bombing as … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan | 3 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militants’ hideout

AMMAN, Jordan | The Latest: Jordan official says 3 police killed in raid

AMMAN, Jordan — The Latest on developments in Jordan (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Jordan’s government spokeswoman says the number of police officers killed in the storming of a suspected militants’ hideout has risen to three. Police had been chasing suspects in a bombing attack Friday in which a police officer was killed. The government … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan | The Latest: Jordan official says 3 police killed in raid

Protests rock Kashmir after deadly shooting by Indian troops

SRINAGAR, India /March 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — More than a dozen protests erupted across Kashmir on Monday, with government forces firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling rocks as tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of the disputed Himalayan region after soldiers killed four civilians and two suspected militants. The overnight shooting at … Continue reading Protests rock Kashmir after deadly shooting by Indian troops