Truck drivers wait with their vehicles at the closed main Jaber border crossing to Syria, in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, April 2, 2015. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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The case of the abduction of more than a dozen Lebanese truckers by Syrian rebels on a Jordanian border crossing is close to being resolved, media reports said Wednesday.Seer al-Dinnieh Mayor Ahmad Alam, who had 10 trucks stuck at the crossing, told The Daily Star that all his trucks had returned back to Lebanon, and that the gunmen had released all but three truckers from abduction.Al-Jazeera and Sky News Arabia, on the other hand, reported that eight Lebanese truck drivers were released by the Nusra Front Wednesday. Lebanese TV channel MTV said that the head of the Arab Tribes Union in Lebanon Jasem Askar received a call from gunmen on the Nasib crossing asking him to travel to the Jordanian side of the border to receive the captives.
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