Body of Jordanian peacekeeper arrives home

The body of Jordanian peacekeeper, Senior Sergeant Jamil Mahmoud al-Sayyada, arrived at Marka Military Airport at Saturday dawn.

Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF)-Arab Army director for planning, organization, and defense resources, Brig. Gen. Yousef Khatib and senior officers received the body.

A military reception ceremony was held in honor of martyr al-Sayyada at the airport, the JAF said in a statement.

The serviceman was killed several days ago during an attack on the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali.

SOURCE: JORDAN NEWS AGENCY

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