SA man killed in Jordan identified

2015-11-10 16:36
(Maya Alleruzzo, File, AP)

(Maya Alleruzzo, File, AP)

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Johannesburg - The South African shot and killed in Jordan was identified on Tuesday as 37-year-old Conrad Whitehorn.

The company he worked for, DynCorp International, confirmed that Whitehorn was killed at the Jordan International Police Training Center (JIPTC) on Monday.

Whitehorn was from Johannesburg.

"A shooter at the Jordan International Police Training Center [JIPTC] in Amman, Jordan opened fire on personnel that included DynCorp International team members today [Monday]," the company said in a statement.

"The company extends its thoughts and prayers to all involved and to their families and loved ones."

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation on Monday said Whitehorn's family had been notified.

According to Associated Press, five people were killed in the shooting spree which happened in the compound canteen on Monday.

Six people were injured.

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