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Seven killed in clashes near Jordan-Syria border

2 March 2016 11:42

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At least seven people have been killed as clashes erupted between Jordanian security forces and armed assailants in the northern city of Irbid.

Police and security forces on Tuesday took part in an operation against armed men suspected to have links to Takfiri groups in Irbid, near the border with Syria.

A Jordanian police office is among the dead. Meanwhile some sources said security forces killed a number of attackers.

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