Jordanian education and tourism ministers resign over Dead Sea disaster
Updated 01 November 2018
November 01, 201817:20
21 people died in flash floods last week, many of them school children on a field trip.
Many of those killed were children under 14.
AMMAN: Jordan’s tourism and education ministers resigned Thursday in response to flash floods near the Dead Sea that killed 21 people- mostly children.
The government has come under increasing pressure for the disaster last Thursday after it emerged that a school trip had gone ahead despite warnings of bad weather