Syrian aircraft bomb area near seized Jordan crossing

April 2, 2015 9:25 AM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian military helicopters bombed areas close to the Jordanian border overnight after insurgents captured the Nasib border crossing, witnesses and a group monitoring the war said on Thursday.

Rebel groups fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad said they had seized the Nasib, the main crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border, late on Wednesday.

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