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Jordanian forces clash with gunmen in Karak, 4 dead

The armed militants opened fire during a security raid to capture wanted men

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A Jordanian military source told Al Arabiya.net that four security men were killed during clashes between gunmen and security forces in the Wesya area in the city of Karak.

The sources said that security forces carried out raids in the area, which resulted in an exchange of fire between security forces and militants.

A military source told Al Arabiya.net one of the armed miliatants opened fire during a security raid to capture the wanted men.

Gunmen ambushed Jordanian police in a series of attacks on Sunday, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing ten officers, two local civilians and a woman tourist from Canada.

ISIS claimed responsibility for shootout at the castle on Tuesday.