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  7/25/2014, Tammuz 27, 5774

Jordan Shoots Down UAV near Syrian Border

A Jordanian missile shot down an unidentified unmanned aerial vehicle hovering over the Al-Mafraq region, north-east the capital Amman, according to a report, early Friday by Al-ArabiyaSources said the plane came from the kingdom’s northern border and flew near the Zaatari refugee camp, which is home to around 100,000 Syrian refugees.

A Jordanian official told Agence France Presse"It was a violation of Jordan's airspace. Jordan will take measures at a high level after identifying the drone."