Jordan Joined U.S., U.K. in Intercepting Iranian Drone Attack on Israel

AMNUN, Galilee, Israel — Jordan joined the United States and Britain on Saturday night to help intercept a drone launched by Iran against Israel, according to Israeli and international news sources.

Jordan’s involvement marks a potential watershed in Israeli-Arab relations, as it is one of the few instances in which an Arab state has supported Israel’s defense.

Reuters reported:

Jordan’s air force intercepted and shot down dozens of Iranian-made drones that had violated its airspace and headed toward Israel, two regional security officials said.

He said the military was also on high alert and radar systems were monitoring drone activity from Iraq and Syria.

Residents of several cities in northern and south-central Syria near Syria heard heavy air force activity.

of new york timesAccording to Israeli officials, report: “Iran launched 185 drones and 36 cruise missiles. Most of the launches came from Iran, but a small portion came from Iraq and Yemen. Iran also launched 110 surface-to-surface missiles. It was fired.”

The United States and Britain also shot down some drones, but most of the drones and missiles were intercepted by Israeli air defenses.

There was one casualty. A seven-year-old Bedouin Israeli Arab Muslim girl was seriously injured by shrapnel in the desert city of Arad in the southern Negev.

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