Jordanian student stabbed to death on university campus

Published April 14th, 2016 - 10:10 GMT
Jordan University of Science and Technology and the King Abdullah Hospital. (Twitter)
Jordan University of Science and Technology and the King Abdullah Hospital. (Twitter)

According to Al-Ghad, a 19-year-old female student of the University of Science in Technology died after being stabbed repeatedly on the university campus.

A security source said that the student was transferred to King Abdullah University Hospital with multiple stab wounds on Wednesday. She died a few hours later.

The source added that the body had been transferred to forensics to determine the cause of death.

Police have arrested a suspect, believed to be a family member, in the stabbing incident. The attack is believed to be a personal matter and other students are not at immediate risk. 

Authorities have not released the name of the girl. The university has not yet issued a public statement about the attack. 


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