Jordan shoots dead five approaching its borders from Syria

By REUTERS
June 11, 2017 13:36
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AMMAN - Jordan's army said on Sunday its border guards killed five people who were approaching its frontier from Tanf, a Syrian desert town where US special forces training rebels are based.

The town has been a flashpoint in recent weeks as militias backed by Iran have tried to get near the US garrison, prompting US coalition jets to strike back.

The Jordanian army said it destroyed a car and two motorbikes in the incident.


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