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756 Syrian refugees cross border in past 48 hours

By Petra - Apr 24,2014 - Last updated at Apr 24,2014

AMMAN — Border guards have received 756 Syrian refugees over the past 48 hours, a source said Thursday.

The majority of the arrivals, who entered through illegal crossing points along the 376-kilometre border, were children, women and the elderly.

Border guards received the refugees and transferred them to shelters set up by the Jordan Armed Forces.

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