VIDEO: Drug dealer released from prison due to Covid-19, accidentally shot dead by cousin while celebrating

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The video beneath reveals unlucky second a person was shot dead by his cousin in an obvious accident.

The incident occurred Tuesday in northern Jordan on the day the sufferer was released from prison.

Sari Salem Wardat, 46, was shot within the head as he was strolling in the direction of his home as a crowd of members of the family and neighbors gathered to welcome him.

Police and members of the family recognized the shooter because the sufferer’s distant cousin Ahmad Salamah Wardat.

In the video, Sari arrives in a blue automobile amid a hail of off-screen celebratory gunfire. Sari exits the automobile and is approached by Ahmad, who factors a handgun skywards. The weapon seems to jam twice earlier than Ahmad fires a shot, after which it seems to jam once more earlier than he fires six pictures into the air. Then as the 2 males stroll alongside the street, Ahmad seems to fiddle with the gun and fires yet one more shot at Sari, who instantly drops to the street.

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The incident happened within the city of Amrawah, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) north of the capital, Amman, shut to the nation’s border with Syria. The roughly 9,000 residents of the city are principally from the identical Wardat clan.

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Sari, a father of 5, had been serving an eight-month prison sentence for carrying an unlicensed weapon and resisting arrest, in accordance to police and kinfolk, and was released two weeks early according to particular authorities measures to fight the unfold of the novel coronavirus in Jordan.

In addition to imposing a decent lockdown final month in an try to include the coronavirus outbreak within the nation, the federal government ordered the early launch of some prisoners, and all public gatherings prohibited below the measures.

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Police sources informed Al Jazeera that Sari was a drug dealer and smuggler, an account that was confirmed by members of the family on the situation of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.

Relatives mentioned the shooter mentioned he thought he had fired all of his bullets not figuring out that the final bullet had jammed within the journal that killed Sari

The shooter has been detained and can probably face a homicide cost, the police mentioned.

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