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Israeli Stabbed at Embassy in Jordan

A terror stabbing against an Israeli security officer at the Jewish state's embassy in Jordan left the man injured and two others dead - including the terrorist - and showed that the current state of unrest is not relegated to within Israel's borders. The Times of Israel reports that the Jordanian government is not allowing the injured Israeli to leave the country:

A Jordanian man stabbed and lightly wounded an Israeli security officer at the Israeli embassy in Amman on Sunday before he was shot dead, a security source said. A second Jordanian was also killed.

The incident occurred late Sunday afternoon, but was kept under gag order by the Israeli military censor for 11 hours until Monday morning.

It took place at “a residential building inside the compound of the Israeli embassy,” Jordanian police said in a statement.

As of Monday morning, the Israeli guard was being prevented by Jordanian authorities from leaving the country. Jordanian officials were seeking to question him, and Israel was refusing to allow this, sparking a diplomatic crisis...

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