Jordan: Guard Who Killed 3 US Soldiers Last November Will Face Prosecution


Jordan: Guard who killed 3 US soldiers last November will face prosecution


After months of publicly defending the actions of a Jordanian guard who opened fire last November on a U.S. military convoy of Army Special Forces soldiers, killing three, Jordanian government officials have admitted that the shooter did not follow the military’s protocol and will face prosecution.

Dana Daoud, a Jordanian Embassy spokeswoman, told The Washington Post that M’aarek Abu Tayeh – a member of the Jordanian king’s elite Hashemite force – will be “tried in a military court,” but she declined to comment on the nature of the charges against him or when a trial might occur.

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