The army kills 27 drug smugglers in a clash on the border with Syria

Amman Today

publish date 2022-01-27 10:21:59

Jordan News

In implementation of the directives of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to change the rules of engagement, the eastern military region carried out, at dawn today, Thursday, in coordination with the security services, simultaneous specific operations on several fronts within the area of ​​responsibility, through which attempts to infiltrate and smuggle large quantities of narcotics, coming from Syrian territory into the territory, were thwarted. Jordanian.

An official military source in the General Command of the Jordanian Armed Forces – the Arab Army stated that the newly established rules of engagement were applied with smugglers who were supported by other armed groups, which led to the killing of 27 people, the injury of a number of smugglers and their escape into the Syrian depth, and because of the difficult weather conditions. As the snow accumulated, a preliminary inspection of the area was conducted, and large quantities of narcotics were found, indicating that searches and searches are still in progress to ensure that the area is free from the presence of people and narcotics.

The source confirmed that the Jordanian Armed Forces – the Arab Army is continuing and applying the newly established rules of engagement and will strike with an iron hand and deal with force and firmness with any infiltration or smuggling attempts to protect the borders, and to prevent anyone who tempts himself to tamper with Jordan’s national security.

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