Unidentified gunmen shot dead an Israeli citizen in the Jordanian capital Amman on Tuesday, an Israeli embassy spokesman said, emphasizing that the victim was not a diplomat.
Roey Gilad was quoted as saying that the Israeli was shot in the Seventh Circle area of Amman at 11:00am (0800 GMT).
"It was a fatal injury but the background is not clear yet, it might be criminal or related to the political situation," Gilad told Reuters, but gave no further details.
A Jordanian official confirmed thatan Israeli had been shot dead.
But Al Jazeera satellite TV channel said that the Israeli was a diplomat who was shot in the embassy, which is located in the capital's Rabia neighborhood – Albawaba.com
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