Heavy rains, flooding kill 12 people in Jordan: government

Heavy rains, flooding kill 12 people in Jordan: governmentTwelve people died in heavy rains and flooding in parts of Jordan on Friday and authorities evacuated foreign tourists from the ancient city of Petra and other popular destinations, officials said on Saturday. The country has recently been hit by flash floods and heavy downpours. In the worst incident, 21 people – mostly school children on an outing to the Dead Sea – were killed as torrential rains poured through valleys and deep ravines.



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