Egyptian Jets Fly over Israel; Drop Flares in Southern Negev

An Israeli protest to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization was expected today against Egyptian violation of Israel air space last night.

Egyptian jets flew over several inhabited areas of Israel, chiefly in the southern Negev, dropping flares. The flares lit up the night terrain in the vicinity of Elath, Mishmar Hanegev and along the Israel-Jordan demarcation line.

Trigger happy Syrian troops on the eastern side of the demilitarized zone in the Huleh area let loose with machine guns and automatic rifles last night, an Israeli military spokesman revealed today. There were no Israeli casualties, and the Israelis did not return the fire.

Hundreds of jeeps and trucks and major quantities of communications equipment used by the United Nations observer force in Lebanon are now being transferred to UN Truce Supervision Organization headquarters in Jerusalem. The equipment will be stored in UNTSO facilities in no-man’s land between Israel and Jordan territory.

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