Two wanted suspects killed, drugs seized in Zarqa morning raid

[10/16/2018 4:26:34 AM]

AMMONNEWS - A joint security force from the Gendarmerie Department and the Public Security Department (PSD) Tuesday said they killed two wanted men and arrested another five, in an early morning raid, in Zarka governorate to arrest a number of suspects .

"The joint security force surrounded a house in Zawahreh district in Zarqa governorate and ordered the suspects to surrender themselves, but they started shooting heavily at the security personnel", a joint statement said.

The source added that the rules of engagement were applied and led to the killing of two of the suspects. According to the statement, the raid saw the confiscation of large amounts of drugs packed and ready to be sold .

The raid was carried out to arrest a number of suspects classified as dangerous armed men, who opened fire against a PSD patrol days ago, and are also wanted on theft, carrying unlicensed weapons, drug trafficking and other criminal cases.

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