Jordanian border guards have shot dead three Arabs trying to cross illegally into Syria.
Two Egyptians and their Jordanian guide died immediately. Ten others were arrested.
Did anyone know that Jordan had a shoot-to-kill policy on people leaving the country? What is this? North Korea? Surely the Jordanians would be happy for the Syrians to deal with their illegal immigrants? But then Jordan is one of the world’s favourite experts in torture and extra-judicial killing.