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World PHOTOS: Relatives grieve at site of Mexican ambush of Mormon family

18:25  06 november  2019
18:25  06 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

At least nine Americans killed in Mexican highway ambush

  At least nine Americans killed in Mexican highway ambush The dead included 8-month-old twins, said Kendra Lee Miller, who is related to many of the victims. There were at least eight survivors. Miller added that the victims lived in La Mora, which is about 75 miles south of the U.S. border.© Kendra Miller Image: Rhonita Miller and her twins Titus and Tiana Miller named the victims as Christina Marie Langford Johnson, 29, Dawna Langford, 43, and Trevor Langford, 11, and Rogan Langford, two-and-a-half. Also slain were Rhonita Miller, 30, Howard Miller, 12, Krystal Miller, 10, and eight-month-old twins, Titus and Tiana Miller.

Members of the LeBarón family , dual Mexican and American citizens who have lived in a fundamentalist Mormon community in the border region for decades, were traveling in three separate vehicles when the gunmen attacked, several family members said. They described a terrifying scene

Members of a Mormon community were attacked while traveling near the US- Mexico border, authorities said Tuesday. Nine family members -- all with dual US- Mexican citizenship -- were killed, a relative of the victims said.Preliminary information indicates three vehicles traveling between the

One Swiss and three Mexican tourists were among eight people injured in a knife attack in the Jordanian city of Jerash on Wednesday, according the country's state news agency Petra.

a group of people walking on a sidewalk: The attacker targeted the tourist attraction, seen on November 6. © AHMAD ABDO/AFP/AFP via Getty Images The attacker targeted the tourist attraction, seen on November 6.

The attacker was immediately arrested and an investigation is under way.

Four people from Jordan were also wounded. All of the injured are undergoing medical treatment in hospital, according to a statement released by a spokesman for the public security directorate in Jordan.

a group of people standing in front of a truck: Jerash Government Hospital, where victims were taken following the knife attack. © AHMAD ABDO/AFP via Getty Images Jerash Government Hospital, where victims were taken following the knife attack.

One of the Mexican tourists who was wounded is in critical condition and another is in surgery, the country's foreign minister Marcelo Abrard wrote in a tweet.

A popular archaeological site around 30 miles north of the capital Amman, Jerash is home to a well-preserved ancient Roman site and is a major tourist attraction.

Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women, children: minister .
Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women, children: minister"There have been arrests, but it's not up to us to give information," Durazo told reporters in Mexico City.

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