Jordan marks a year since hotel suicide bombings

November 9, 2006 14:04

Jordan somberly marked the first anniversary of al-Qaida's triple hotel bombings, voicing on Thursday a fresh resolve to fight terrorism and commemorating the 60 people - mainly Jordanian women and children - who lost their lives in the attacks. The country's red, white, green and black colors were hoisted high on the streets of the capital, with some flags in shape of interlocked hands and other banners proclaiming "We are all for Jordan." "This heinous crime confirms that fighting terrorism and terrorists is the responsibility of everybody," said Jordan's King Abdullah II at a commemoration ceremony.

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