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Syrians Open Fire on Israeli Fishermen at Lake Tiberias; Four Wounded

Four Israeli fishermen were wounded, one seriously, when Syrian troops on the east bank of Lake Tiberias opened fire on them some time past midnight this morning. A police boat which hurried to the aid of the fishermen was also fired on by the Syrians.

According to reports from the scene of the incident, the fishermen, working by lantern, were fired on with rifles and machineguns. Other boats on the scene and the police boat pulled the boat on which the wounded men were, back to the settlement of Ginnosar. Their nets were abandoned.