Islamic State claims deadly suicide attack on Jordanian soldiers

The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing this week that killed seven Jordanian soldiers on the Syrian border, the jihadist-linked news agency Amaq said in a statement on its website.

Islamic State claims deadly suicide attack on Jordanian soldiers

Amman: The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing this week that killed seven Jordanian soldiers on the Syrian border, the jihadist-linked news agency Amaq said in a statement on its website.

Quoting an unnamed source, it said Tuesday`s attack against "the Jordanian-American base at Rokban in Jordan was carried out by an Islamic State fighter".

The blast, which also left 13 soldiers wounded, struck an area where thousands of Syrian refugees are stranded.

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