Published: 2017-11-18 13:56
Last Updated: 2017-11-18 14:50
Security forces were able to convince a youth on Saturday not to commit suicide, after he threatened to throw himself off a telecom tower in Irbid.
The man in his twenties, climbed up the tower in the area of Aidoon and took off his clothes.
According to witnesses, the man has a criminal record, and it subjected to house arrest.
He threatened that if the police did not remove the house arrest and offer him a job opportunity he would jump.
Security forces and Civil Defense teams were later able to convince the man to retreat his decision, and subsequently investigated into the incident.
This article is an edited translation from the Arabic Edition