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Floods in Jordan kill 11

Published : Sunday, 11 November, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 85

AMMAN, Nov 10: Flash floods killed 11 people in Jordan and forced nearly 4,000 tourists to flee the famed ancient desert city of Petra, emergency services said on Saturday.
Search teams were scouring valleys near the historic hill town of Madaba for two young girls still missing after Friday's floods, civil defence spokesman Iyad Amru told state television in an update.
Five people have already been confirmed dead in the area southwest of the capital Amman after torrential rains swept the south of the kingdom.    -AFP















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