Israel-Palestinian violence erupts on three border
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Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 8:32 AM
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Golan Heights (Reuters) - Violence erupted on Israel's borders with Syria, Lebanon
and Gaza on Sunday, leaving at least eight dead and dozens wounded, as
Palestinians marked what they term "the catastrophe" of Israel's founding in 1948.
Israeli troops shot at protesters in three separate locations to prevent crowds from
crossing Israeli frontier lines in the deadliest such confrontation in years.
Israeli and Syrian media reports said Israeli gunfire killed four people after dozens
of Palestinian refugees infiltrated the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from Syria,
along a disputed border that has been quiet for decades.
Witnesses on the nearby Lebanese frontier said four Palestinians were killed after
Israeli forces fired at rock-throwing protesters to prevent them from crossing the
On Israel's tense southern border with the Gaza Strip, Israeli gunfire wounded 60
Palestinians as demonstrators approached Israel's fence with the Hamas Islamist-
run enclave, medical workers said.
In Tel Aviv, Israel's commercial hub, a truck driven by an Arab Israeli slammed into
vehicles and pedestrians, killing one man and injuring 17 people.
Police were trying to determine whether the incident was an accident or an attack.
Witnesses said the driver, who was arrested, ran amok with his truck in downtown
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