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The Jordanian army kills 27 smugglers and thwarts attempts to infiltrate and smuggle narcotics from Syria

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Yesterday, the Jordanian Armed Forces announced the killing of 27 smugglers, after thwarting attempts to infiltrate and smuggle large quantities of narcotics from Syria.

And the Jordan News Agency (Petra) quoted an official military source in the General Command of the Jordanian Armed Forces – the Arab Army, as saying that in implementation of the directives of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to change the rules of engagement, the Eastern Military District carried out at dawn yesterday, in coordination with the security services, simultaneous qualitative operations on several fronts within The area of ​​responsibility, through which attempts to infiltrate and smuggle large quantities of narcotics, coming from Syrian territory to Jordanian territory, were thwarted. The source stated that “the newly established rules of engagement with smugglers were applied, which led to the killing of 27 people and the injury of a number of smugglers.”