Jordan Arrests Woman in Hotel Bombings

Sajida al-Rishawi

Sunday, Sajida al-Rishawi confessed on Jordanian TV to trying to blow herself up at a hotel in Amman. Reuters hide caption

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Sunday morning Jordanian authorities announced that they had in custody one of the bombers — a woman who is married to one of the suicide bombers. She was caught after she failed to detonate her explosives belt during a wedding reception in one of the hotels targeted in the attacks that killed 57 people.

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