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Israel to Coup T-maptial Soldiers for Causing Border Incident

??rce Israel soldiers who inadvertently crossed the border into the Egyptian bead Gas strip yesterday will be court-margined according to an Israel Army announcement here today. An Egyptian outpost opened for on the Israel patrol car d?mo?scing the vehicle, but the soldiers were saved by the ?intervention of a captain who is a member of the United Nations Truss Supervision Organization.

An Israel military spokesman declared that not only would the soldiers be course martially, but that the government would officially express its apologues for the technical armistice violation to Maj. Gen. E L M Burns, chief of the UN truce set-up Egypt meanwhile complained to the Egyptian-Israel Mixed Armistice Commission about the incident, seeking an emergency meeting of the group.

Israel fishing boats in Lake Kinneret were subjected to heavy automatic weapons fire by Syrian positions this week-end , it was reported here. An Israel police vessel returned the fire and covered the fishermen a retreat. No casualties were reported in the fight which fasted three hours.

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