Canadian woman, 4 policeman killed in Jordan shootout

KARAK, Jordan (CNN) — Four policemen and a Canadian woman were killed in an ongoing shootout in southern Jordan on Sunday, as unknown gunmen fired at security patrols and police stations, the Public Security Directorate said in a statement. Gunmen fired at police in three different locations, the deadliest at an ancient castle in the city of Karak. The site is now cordoned off by security officers who are still engaged with the gunmen. A police patrol came under gunfire as it responded to a report, the directorate said. Two policemen were injured and the attackers fled in a vehicle.