Pentagon Says Working With Jordan Following Attack That Killed 3 US Troops
By DoD News
The Defense Department is working with Jordanian authorities to investigate an attack that killed three U.S. service members, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said today in a statement.
“We are saddened to report that three U.S. service members were killed today in a shooting incident at a Jordanian military base,” Cook said. “The three service members were in Jordan on a training mission, and the initial report is that they came under fire as they were entering the facility in vehicles.”
Cook added, “We are working closely with the government of Jordan to determine exactly what happened. Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of these service members. We will provide more information as appropriate.”