Gunmen attack police in Karak, Jordan

Preliminary reports indicate gunmen have attacked a police station and patrols in the city of Karak. Five people are reported killed and several others injured. A tourist may be among those killed.

Advice For Travellers

Avoid the area at this time and follow instructions of local authorities.
Karak is a tourist destination known for one of the largest Crusader castles in the region.

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