Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Terror Bomb Attack Kills 6 Jordanian Security Forces Killed On The Syrian Border

CNN: 6 Jordanian security forces killed in car bomb attack on Syrian border

Amman, Jordan (CNN)At least six members of Jordan's security forces were killed Tuesday in a car bomb attack launched from the Syrian side of the border, according to the Jordanian armed forces.

The car bombing, which Jordan's government described as a "cowardly terrorist attack," killed four border guards, a civil defense worker and a national security official, a military statement said.

King Abdullah II's advisor for military affairs, Gen. Mashal Mohammad Al Zabin, ordered the northern and northeastern border areas with Syria closed, according to a military statement. Any individuals or vehicles in the area without prior coordination will be considered enemy targets by security officials, the military said.

The attack took place at 5:30 a.m. local time (10.30 p.m. Monday ET) in an area known as the Berm, along Jordan's northeast border with Syria.

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Jordanian troops killed in bomb attack at Syria border -- BBC
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Car Bomb Kills 6 at Jordan-Syria Border -- US News and World Report
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