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2 Border Policemen Injured when Bazooka Shells Hit Armored Vehicle

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Two Israeli border policemen were slightly injured when bazooka shells hit their armored car near Gesher settlement in the Beisan Valley today. In another incident, an Arab saboteur was killed and another was presumably wounded in a clash with an Israeli patrol in the southern Golan Heights. The clash occurred yesterday when the Arabs were intercepted by the patrol and exchanged fire with it. A loaded bazooka and an anti-vehicle mine were found on the body of the dead man. Blood stains indicated that his companion, who escaped, was wounded. A new Israeli settlement in the Negev on the site of the pre-1948 settlement of Beth Haarava was attacked Sunday with six rockets fired from a Czech-made “Katushya” rocket launcher, it was reported today. No damage or casualties were reported. Small arms fire escalated into a half-hour artillery duel between Israeli and Jordanian forces near the Allenby Bridge today.

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