Rock fall claims life of Italian tourist in Petra

Alessandro Ghisoni, a 32-year-old Italian tourist vacationing with his wife in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan, was killed Thursday after being struck by a falling rock, reports say.

According to Foxnews, Ghisoni died after he was hit in Petra. He was on vacation with his wife and brothers-in-law at the time of the accident.

The Petra Development Tourism Region Authority said in a statement that it does not suspect foul play, instead attributing the rockfall to heavy rainfall from the previous night.

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