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Jordan Claims Checking Israeli Raid; Israel Has No Comment on Report

June 8, 1965
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A Jordanian spokesman claimed that Jordan stopped an attempt by Israeli troops to raid Jordan at a border bridge last Friday. There was no comment from Israel on the Jordanian report.

According to a military spokesman in Amman, the Jordanian capital, Israeli forces opened fire on an outpost at Shcik Hussein Bridge on the Jordan River and then tried to advance but were stopped by Jordanian fire. The spokesman said the exchange last two hours and that the Jordanians did not suffer any casualties.

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