Wall Street Journal
June 6, 2011
Israel’s army opened fire on dozens of Arab demonstrators who marched from the Syrian border toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
Syria’s state-run news agency reported that four demonstrators were killed and over 30 were injured.
Inspired by popular domestic demonstrations around the Arab world, pro-Palestinian protestors in Syria and Lebanon are now challenging Israeli forces posted on the border. The violence marks the second flare-up in 15 days on a frontier that has remained relatively quiet for more than three decades despite frequent political tension.