Jordan's military court on Wednesday sentenced two men to life imprisonment for plotting to carry out cross-border terror attacks against neighboring Israel.
Akramah al-Sarhan and Mahmoud Sweirki, both Jordanians of Palestinian origin, were arrested three years ago as Jordanian forces intercepted their attempt to cross into Israel from a small village in the Jordan Valley, which is also shared by Israel and the West Bank.
A third gunman who was with the two was killed by Jordanian border troops.
The State Security Court found al-Sarhan and Sweirki guilty of "attempting to infiltrate into Israel with weapons, with the intention of carrying out an armed attack" on unspecified targets there.
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