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Jordan to funnel injured in Gaza flotilla raid: Sharif.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched coordination with countries, which have nationals onboard the flotilla convoy raided by Israeli naval forces, in a bid to funnel them to Jordan and then ensure their safe return home.

The Jordanian embassy in Tel-Aviv has taken all necessary measures to funnel those countries' nationals onboard the flotilla vessels, said Nabil Sharif, Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications and Government Spokesperson.

UAE, Kuwait , Bahrain, Oman, Morocco, Algeria and Pakistan have asked to funnel their nationals via Jordan, he added.

Medical care will be provided to convoy participants injured during the Israeli attack, he noted, saying " we received preliminary reports that all Jordanians onboard the flotilla are well and no one was injured in the raid".

"The Jordanian embassy in Tel-Aviv is making contacts to ensure their safe return home , "he underlined.

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