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  Adar 3, 5773 , 13/02/13

Israel Stops Syrian from Approaching Border

A Syrian citizen approached on Wednesday the border with Israel. IDF forces called out and asked for identification but the individual did not respond. The IDF fired a warning shot. A security official said the Syrian suspect was injured and was evacuated by the United nations forces for medical treatment in a hospital in Syria.
Following the incident, the IDF stressed that "any attempt to cross the international border, or cause damage to the fence is a violation of the sovereignty of the State of Israel."

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