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    According to the US embassy in Jordan Twitter, US government is working with Jordanian officials to investigate the death of two US citizens at hands of a Jordan law enforcement officer that took place in the country’s capital of Amman.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The US government is working with Jordanian officials to investigate the death of two US citizens at hands of a Jordan law enforcement officer that took place in the country’s capital of Amman on Monday, the US embassy in Jordan said in a Twitter message.

    “We are in contact with the appropriate Jordanian authorities, who have offered their full support,” the embassy said on Monday. “We will report more info when available.”

    The incident took place at the Jordan International Police Training Center.

    The Jordanian policeman died in the incident killing two instructors from the United States and one South African contractor. Two more Americans were wounded, according to media reports.

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