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Kidnapping Curtails UN Night Patrols in Golan Heights

The United Nations observers stationed in the Golan Heights have stopped their night patrols along the Syrian-Israeli cease-fire line.

A U.N. spokesman said, Tuesday, that over the weekend, after 21 Philippine observers were freed by their Syrian rebel captors, fire was directed at one of their positions. The spokesman called it a very difficult place to work.

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