AMMAN, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Jordan said shrapnel fell in the northern parts of the country on Friday after Israeli air defence systems intercepted missiles fired from Syria toward Israeli targets, state-run Petra news agency reported.
Shrapnel fell in some villages in the northern province of Irbid and the Jordan Valley area at dawn, a source at the Jordan Armed Forces said on condition of anonymity.
No injuries were reported, the sourced added.
Irbid Governor Radwan Otoum said two missile fragments fell in the province and caused slight financial damage.
Investigations are underway about the incident, he said.