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March 28, 2013 3:53 am

UN Security Council Worried About Syrian War Crossing Into Golan Heights

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A view of Syria from Israeli side of the border. Photo: wiki commons.

Reuters – The U.N. Security Council voiced concern on Wednesday about repeated violations of the ceasefire line between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and the danger to U.N. peacekeepers there due to the escalating Syrian civil war.

The armed struggle between rebels and forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has posed increasing difficulties for the 1,000-strong U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). U.N. peacekeepers monitoring the line halted patrols this month after rebels held 21 Filipino observers for three days.

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