JAF thwarts two infiltration attempts from Syria

Jordan

Published: 2021-02-26 18:00

Last Updated: 2021-04-14 16:50


JAF thwarts two infiltration attempts from Syria
JAF thwarts two infiltration attempts from Syria

The Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) in cooperation with the Anti-Smuggling Directorate thwarted an attempt to infiltrate and smuggle different types of narcotic pills in addition to weapons from Syrian lands into Jordanian lands, said an official military source in the General Command of the JAF Friday.

Additionally, the source indicated that the Northern Military Region in cooperation with the General Customs Department thwarted a second attempt of two individuals who tried to cross the border from Syria into Jordan illegally.

The source added that the rules of engagement were applied and both individuals retreated back to Syria.

The source affirmed that Jordan deals firmly and decisively with any infiltration or smuggling attempts in order to protect the borders and arrest those who tamper with national security.