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'Naksa Day': Deadly clashes on Syrian border;Majdal Shams joins riots
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Syria says 20 killed, 325 wounded in border clashes. Golan Heights residents join 'Naksa Day' protests, hurl concrete blocks at security forces in response to firing of gas grenades at protestors approaching border.

Published: 06.05.11

Golan Heights residents have joined 'Naksa Day' riots on Sunday after hours of clashes. Majdal Shams residents began hurling concrete blocks at security forces after gas grenades were used to drive away Syrian protestors approaching the border. IDF and police forces responded by using gas grenades against the Druze village residents .

Meanwhile, Syrian state TV says at least 20 people have been killed and 325 others wounded by Israeli gunfire along the border.

One officer was lightly wounded after being hit with a large rock. Several dozens required medical attention, including media personnel after being hit by the grenades.

The IDF estimates

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Added: Jun-5-2011 Occurred On: Jun-5-2011
By: aydeo
Other Middle East
Tags: Naksa Day, Syrian border, Deadly clashes, Majdal Shams, riots
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