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April 12, 2013 8:06 am

Jordan MPs Call for Release of Island of Peace Murderer

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The Island of Peace Memorial. Photo: Wikipedia.

JPost – 110 of 120 Jordanian MPs signed a petition this week calling for the release of Jordanian Army Corporal Ahmed Daqamseh, who murdered seven Israeli schoolgirls, and injured five others and a school teacher, on March 12, 1997 in the Island of Peace site near Naharayim.

Daqamseh opened fire on a group of 80 seventh and eight grade school girls from AMIT Fuerst School in Bet Shemesh, who were visiting the “Island of Peace,” a joint Israeli-Jordanian tourist resort under Jordanian rule.

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