Jordan says 3 police officers killed in raid after unrest
19 December 2022 | 3:31 pm
A shootout left three officers dead as police were trying to arrest a suspect in the killing of a commander in the southern city of Maan. Unrest ripped through the region last week after a strike over fuel prices.
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