Karak town residents riot over water shortages

[17-08-2013 09:16 AM]

Ammon News - AMMONNEWS - Residents of the southern town of Al Adnaniya on Friday blockaded the major road leading from the southern city of Karak to Mu'tah in protest of water shortages in the town.

Residents said that the southern town has not received water supply in over two continuous weeks.

Karak governor and head of the Karak police arrived at the scene and attempted to contain the incident, eye witnesses told Ammon News.

The angry residents set rubber tires on fire and blockaded the major road between Karak city and Mutah.

Civil Defense cadres and fire trucks arrived at the scene to extinguish the fires.

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