3 smugglers killed, soldier wounded in drug-smuggling thwart mission

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AMMAN — On Wednesday, a military source from the Jordanian Armed Forces - Arab Army (JAF) reported that the eastern military zone thwarted an attempt to infiltrate and smuggle narcotics from Syrian territory, Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. اضافة اعلان

The operation resulted in the death of three smugglers, injury to others, and confiscation of substantial drug quantities, promptly handed over to authorities.

The source added that during the stand-off with the smugglers and enforcement of rules of engagement, a member of the Jordanian border guard forces sustained critical injuries.

The source emphasized JAF's commitment to utilizing all available resources to decisively deal with any threats to Jordanian national security, underscoring dedication to safeguarding Jordan’s integrity and stability.

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