Axar.az
UP
25 November 2017


Jordan soldier jailed for life for killing US trainers

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

A Jordanian military court on Monday slapped a soldier, who had killed three American trainers last year, with a life sentence.

Axar.az reports citing Anadolu news.

The soldier, Marik al-Tuwayha, had opened fire on the trainers in November as their vehicle approached al-Jafr airbase in November.

He faced three charges, including the premeditated murder.

Jordanian authorities initially said the trainers had been killed after they failed to stop.

Monday’s verdict is still subject to appeal, his lawyer Sobhi al-Mawas told Anadolu Agency.

Jordan is a close ally to the U.S. and is a member of the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition.

Date
2017.07.17 / 16:48
Author
Axar.az
Comments
loading...
See also

US F-22, F-35 aircraft marshalled to South Korea

Clinton lost because she was terrible candidate

Iran slams 'cheap, immature' Saudi prince remarks

Lavrov, de Mistura agree to maintain close contacts

EU must stop taking decisions 'behind closed doors'

Lugansk People’s Republic head resigns

Ukraine agrees to sign EU summit declaration

Russian bombers hit terrorists' targets in Syria

London tube station evacuated by reports of gun hots

Putin offers condolences to Egyptian president

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla