Jordan army downs drone loaded with explosives coming from Syria


ARAB NEWS 16.8.23

A picture released by the Jordanian Armed Forces website shows what it said is a drone carrying crystal meth that was flying into Jordanian territory from neighbouring Syria that the Jordanian army downed on Jordan’s side of the border, Jordan August 13, 2023. JORDAN ARMED FORCES/Handout via REUTERS

DUBAI: The Jordanian army on Wednesday downed a drone loaded with explosive materials (TNT) coming from Syrian territory, the Jordan state news agency said.

“A drone loaded with TNT explosives originating from Syrian territory was intercepted.” said an official statement from the General Command of the Jordanian Armed Forces.

According to the statement the smuggling attempt was thwarted in collaboration between the Drug Control Department and military security services.

According to state agency the drone transporting TNT explosive materials, was neutralized by a specialized team from the Royal Engineering Corps. And was successfully downed within Jordanian territory.

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