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A bomb went off near a two-car convoy belonging to Israel's embassy in Jordan on Thursday afternoon.
cars were making their way to Amman. No one was hurt in the incident
and the vehicles continued to their destination shortly thereafter.
The Foreign Ministry received a briefing on the incident.
According to several reports, the ambassador was not traveling in any
of the vehicles.
Jordanian security authorities opened an investigation into the
incident, which occurred some 20 kilometers from the border crossing at
The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) was cooperating with Jordanian security agencies in the investigation.
Due to the high threat in Jordan, embassy employees are under
24-hour lock-down and are not allowed to leave the embassy premises
without large security details.
The embassy in Amman is one of the most highly guarded Israeli embassies in the world.