Two Civilians Injured by Land Mine; Israeli Soldier Injured by Hand Grenade
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Two Civilians Injured by Land Mine; Israeli Soldier Injured by Hand Grenade

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Ignoring the warnings of members of the Tel Katzir Settlement, two Europeans entered an old mine field in southern Golan Heights yesterday and were injured when a mine exploded under their feet. Alberto Fernsohn of Holland and David Mendon of England, volunteer workers at a kibbutz in the Jordan Valley, were on a hitchhiking tour during a day off from the kibbutz when they decided to explore southern Golan Heights near Tawafiq which is above Tel Katzir. They disregarded the shouts of Tel Katzir settlers who advised them not to enter the uncleared area. Both men had to be hospitalized. An Israeli soldier was wounded by a hand grenade thrown at an Army patrol in the Jabaliya quarter of Gaza this morning. A search was launched for the assailant. Mortar shells fired from Lebanese territory hit Avivim settlement in Upper Galilee last night but caused no casualties or damage. At another point on the Lebanese border. Israelis returned cattle that had strayed across the border to Lebanese farmers.

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