"At the Lebanese border Israeli troops shot at hundreds of Palestinians trying to cross, killing four protesters and wounding dozens more, according to Lebanese officials. - Today's New York Times// I am not saying the Lebanese officials are definitely right, but too many times Israel shot at Arab "legs" and got them killed, so the suspicion exists. The fact that no tear gas was fired, even according to Israel, raises the suspicion to a more solid level.
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from the article: Border incidents took IDF by surprise and may take heat off Assad