Zarqawi’s Nephew arrested at Borders with Syria ~ UPI

* Abu Musab al-Zarqawi / Google photo

AMMONNEWS – A nephew of Al-Qaeda’s former leader in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi who was killed by U.S. Air Force jets in 2006 was among the armed group which were arrested in attempt of infiltration from Jordan into Syria, United Press Association reported Sunday.

On Saturday, Jordanian border guards arrested members of an armed group after exchanging fire with them.

UPI reported that Omar Khalaileh, 30 years old, who is Zarqawi’s nephew was arrested along with other 3 armed men while they were trying to enter Syria from the northern Borders of the Kingdom.

Jordanian-born Zarqawi claimed responsibility for triple suicide bomb attacks on Amman hotels in 2005 that killed 60 people.

Meanwhile, a leader of the Salafi Jihadi Current, in Jordan, announced that 4 of the movement members had already infiltrated into Syria to fight in solidarity with Syrian People.

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