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Syria and Israel Exchange Fire on Border; No Casualties Reported

Syrian positions opened fire this morning on an Israel patrol moving along a new road in the same area where a similar attack on November 13, touched off a sharp tank and plane clash currently still under consideration by the United Nations Security Council.

Occupants of the Israeli patrol car returned the fire and continued their patrol. No casualties were reported. Israel complained to the UN Mixed Armistice Commission. An official communique indicated that the Syrians used heavy machineguns and possibly recoilless guns in the new attack.