Syrian Gunfire Continued During Night, Israel Reports No Casualties

Syrian gunfire continued sporadically last night, until well after midnight, the fire being directed at Israeli settlements in the area of Northern Israel adjacent to the Syrian border. No Israeli casualties, however, were reported.

Israelis went back to work in that area this morning. The project upon which they are working is connected with the development of a large area for cultivation in the northern Huleh region. As a first step in that development, Israelis are now paving a road as an approach to the drained areas.

(Dispatches received in London today from Damascus claimed that Israeli border patrols had fired at the Syrians in the area of conflict, saying there were no Syrian casualties.)

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