A Jordanian court on Sunday sentenced a man to five years in prison and hard labor after he was convicted of plotting to attack and murder Israelis, Army Radio reported.
The man reportedly left his home in Jordan in June of last year armed with knives. He attempted to infiltrate Israel by crossing over the border south of the Sea of Galilee.
The man was caught by Jordanian soldiers, telling them he intended to “take part in jihad” to help his “brothers in Palestine.”
The court on Sunday rejected the man’s appeal of a previous sentencing and confirmed the five-year jail term.
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