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Military source denies Jordanian soldier opened fire on Israelis

Jordan Daily -An official military source on Wednesday denied reports circulated on social media networks that a Jordanian soldier opened fire on Israelis near the northern borders , Petra News reported .

The source said that on Tuesday morning Jordanian border guards, stationed on the Jordanian-Syrian-Israeli Triangle (Wadi Qalid), suspected that a smuggling attempt was underway and therefore fire some gunshots in the open to scare off the suspected smugglers.

“At this point, an Israeli patrol passed by on the opposite side of the borders. It continued its way after the smuggling attempt was thwarted by the Jordanian Army,” it added, denying any one was hurt in the incident.

The source urged the public to seek information from official and authorized sources.

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