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Jordan army says it killed drug and weapons smugglers coming from Syria

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Jordan's army said on Saturday a number of drug and weapons smugglers were killed in clashes that began at dawn as they infiltrated from Syria across its northern border.

The Syrian regime is a major player in the drug trade

Jordan's army said on Saturday a number of drug and weapons smugglers were killed in clashes that began at dawn as they infiltrated from Syria across its northern border.

The army had earlier said it was chasing large numbers of smugglers carrying hauls of drugs and weapons, who had crossed the border under cover of heavy fog.

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