Jordan summons Syrian ambassador after shells landed inside Jordanian territory | Jordan News | Ammon News


Jordan summons Syrian ambassador after shells landed inside Jordanian territory


[8/23/2012 12:00:00 AM]

AMMONNEWS - State Minister for Media Affairs and Communications and Government Spokesperson Samih Maaytah said that four shells landed on Jordanian territory due to clashes between the Syrian government forces and the opposition forces on the Syrian side of the borders, injuring a Jordanian girl who suffered shrapnel wounds, Petra news Agency reported.

Maaytah added that four other citizens were sent to hospital suffering from panic.

The minister said the four were discharged after receiving treatment, while the girl is now in a fair condition.

Maaytah noted the government will follow up on the issue with the concerned Syrian authorities.

He also expressed the government's condemnation of the incident, noting the government summoned the Syrian ambassador in Amman and handed him a letter of protest.



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