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Terrorists Infiltrate Jordan from Syria, Kill Six Troops in Bombing

Jordan-Syria border (Photo: flickr/aslanmedia_official)

Terror continues to strike areas of the Middle East around Israel, reminding us of the tense situation in the Holy Land. The Jerusalem Post reports that Syrian terrorists struck the Jordan-Syria border, killing six members of the Jordanian military and wounding over a dozen more:

A car bomb attack at the Jordanian-Syrian border on Tuesday killed six Jordanian guards and wounded 14 more, a Jordanian army source said.

The explosives-laden vehicle exploded a few hundred meters from a camp for Syrian refugees in a desolate eastern area of the country where the borders of Iraq, Syria and Jordan meet, a Jordanian army statement said. A Jordanian official source said the attack was launched from the Syrian side of the border.

The army said a number of other vehicles used in the attack were destroyed, adding that a number of army personnel had been wounded. The attack that took place at 5.30 a.m. (0230 GMT).

Jordan is a staunch ally of the United States and is taking part in the U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State in Syria, where the jihadist group still controls large areas of territory including much of the east...

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