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    At least six Jordanian soldiers were killed in a car bombing near a refugee camp on Tuesday.

    DUBAI (Sputnik) — A least six guards died at the Syrian-Jordanian border as result of a terrorist attack, the Jordanian Armed Forces said in a statement on Tuesday.

    "Six soldiers died, 14 were injured as result of car explosion in the district of Rukban near the Syrian border," the statement said, broadcast by Jordan Radio and Television Corporation (JRTV).

    Earlier in the day, media reported that the car exploded near a camp for Syrian refugees at the border between the two countries, which is a home to about 70,000 people.

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