Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Jordan's King Abdullah II Convoy attacked

The convoy of King Abdullah II of Jordan was attacked on Monday with stones and bottles by a group of young people. The monarch, who has been injured, was in the city of Tafileh (south of the country), as confirmed by a security service source. "Part of the king's convoy has been attacked with stones and empty bottles by a group of young men aged between 20 and 30 years after the car went into Tafileh monarch, has detailed the source.

"Nobody has been injured and courtship has changed its course," he added. Another source of the palace in Amman confirmed the incident, while the government spokesman noted that the fact had not happened. In late May, the Jordanians rallied in Tafileh, under the slogan "Youth Tafileh." In the protest called for the overthrow of the government and denounced corruption.

Jordan faces from last January to a protest movement which calls for political and economic reforms and an end to corruption.

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