Jordan seals last entry point for Syria refugees after blast

June 21, 2016 7:55 PM

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Jordan seals last entry point for Syria refugees after blast

AMMAN, Jordan – Jordan sealed its last entry point for Syrian refugees Tuesday after a cross-border suicide attack killed six members of the Jordanian security forces, wounded 14 and exposed the pro-Western kingdom's growing vulnerability to spillover from conflict next door.

The closure raised questions about the fate of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees who are stranded in remote desert areas along the border, many of them for months, and depend on daily deliveries of food and water from the Jordanian side.

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