BREAKING: Israeli soldiers open fire as Palestinian protesters approach border, two killed

Reuters and Ahram Online, Sunday 5 Jun 2011

Israeli soldiers open fire as Palestinian protesters approach an Israeli border fence on the occupied Golan Heights, a Reuters witness said.

Reports by Syrian media claimed two protesters were killed, with 10 others wounded, while An Israeli military spokesman in Tel Aviv said soldiers fired warning shots as the protesters, holding a demonstration on the 44th anniversary of the 1967 Middle East war, neared the frontier.

A Reuters correspondent at the scene said two demonstrators were carried away by the crowd but it was not immediately clear if they had been wounded. Reuters witness reports

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