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Jordan Says It Foiled Attack on Capital

Police on Tuesday shot and killed three suspected terrorists who were believed to have planned to detonate a bomb that would have flattened a large part of Jordan’s capital, security officials said. Working on a tip, police stormed a hideout in east Amman where the suspects had been hiding, the police said in a statement carried by the official Petra news agency. A security official told The Associated Press that the three killed were believed to have links to a terrorist group that had plotted to attack the prime minister’s office and Jordan’s secret service with a powerful chemical bomb. The official spoke to the AP on customary condition of anonymity. The plot was disclosed earlier this week and was said to have been foiled last month. Full Story

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