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Syrian Guns Fire Shells on Israeli Field Workers for Second Day

August 12, 1964
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For the second successive day, Syrian guns today fired shells against Israeli tractors working in Israeli fields near the settlement of Haon, on the shore of Lake Tiberias.

Two attacks were carried out by the Syrians this morning, directing the ammunition from automatic weapons into the same field where two attacks took place yesterday morning. A spokesman for the Israeli Army here said there were no Israeli casualties in any of the four attacks, and declared that Israel did not return the Syrian fire.

Israel made another complaint about these attacks today to the United Nations Syrian-Israel Mixed Armistice Commission. A complaint against yesterday’s attacks had been lodged earlier.

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