Car bomb kills Jordanian troops at Syria border: Jordanian army

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 21, 2016 2:36 AM

AMMAN (Reuters) - A car laden with explosives killed a number of Jordanian border guards outside a camp for Syrian refugees near the boundary between the two countries on Tuesday, the Jordanian army said.

The car exploded a few hundred meters from Rakban camp in a desolate eastern area of the country where the borders of Iraq, Syria and Jordan meet, the army said.

A number of other vehicles used in the attack were destroyed, it added.

(Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Editing by Tom Perry and Andrew Heavens)