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‘11 Jordanians, 9 Syrians arrested in border infiltration attempts’

By Petra - Mar 23,2014 - Last updated at Mar 23,2014

AMMAN — Border guards on Sunday arrested 11 Jordanians who attempted to infiltrate into Syria.

An informed source from the Jordan Armed Forces said the border guards also arrested nine Syrians who attempted to cross into Jordan after three of them were wounded in a shootout.

During the past 72 hours, border guards received 1,591 Syrian refugees who entered through non-official entry points along the northern border, the source said.

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