Clash reported between Jordan and Syria in border area

By REUTERS
August 11, 2012 02:05

AMMAN - Fighting involving armored vehicles broke out late on Friday between Jordanian and Syrian troops at a border region that has been used as a passage for refugees fleeing Syria, said a Syrian opposition activist who witnessed the incident.

The fighting occurred in the Tel Shihab-Turra area after a number of Syrian refugees attempted to cross into Jordan, the activist said.

No immediate comment was available from Jordanian authorities.


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