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1,992 Syrians cross into Jordan in past 72 hours

By Petra - Apr 15,2014 - Last updated at Apr 15,2014

AMMAN — Border guards have received 1,992 Syrian refugees over the past 72 hours, sources said on Tuesday.

Children, women and the elderly represented the majority of the arrivals, several of whom were injured.

First aid was administered to those who needed immediate assistance, while patients with critical medical conditions were taken to the nearest hospitals.

Arrangements were made to transfer the refugees to the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Mafraq.

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