Man commits suicide after stabbing wife, daughters in Amman

Jordan

Published: 2019-10-28 10:17

Last Updated: 2019-10-28 12:06


Photo from the scene of the incident
Photo from the scene of the incident

A man has committed suicide after stabbing his wife and two daughters on Al-Lidawi street in Wehdat area of Amman this morning, according to a security source.

The source explained that the East Amman Police Directorate received a report this morning indicating that the man stabbed his wife, 10-year-old daughter and 13-year-old daughter following family disputes.

He had then jumped off the balcony of his house, where the incident took place.

The source added that the Civil Defense Directorate (CDD) rushed to the scene and referred the wife and daughters to a nearby hospital for treatment.

An investigation into the incident was launched.