Gunman Fires at Foreign Tourists in Amman: 1 Dead, 7 Wounded

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A gunman fired more than a dozen bullets at a group of foreign tourists visiting an ancient Roman amphitheater in Amman, Jordan, on Monday, killing a British man and wounding seven others. Two British women, two Australian women, a Dutch man, a New Zealander, and a Jordanian policeman were also hit. The attacker was identified as Nabeel Ahmed Issa Jaourah, a Jordanian from Zarqa province, the home region of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. “I saw someone pull out a pistol from his pocket and start shouting ‘Allahu akbar’ [God is greatest] and fire repeatedly,” said a witness.

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