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Three killed, 11 injured in floods in Jordan

By JT - Nov 09,2018 - Last updated at Nov 09,2018

AMMAN— At least three people were killed and dozens were injured on Friday after floods ripped several areas of the Kingdom, the government said Friday.

Two women and a girl died in severe floods in Dabaa area near the Desert Highway in Al Jiza district, Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat said in a statement obtained by The Jordan Times Friday.

More than 60 persons were rescued from the area and nine were taken ti hospital of whom some are in critical conditions.

Many are still missing in the area and search is ongoing.

Severe floods hit Maan governorate, Wadi Mousa area, Petra, Madaba and other areas in Jordan following heavy rainfall across the country.

 

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