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PARIS (Reuters) - The head of the United Nations' peacekeeping operations confirmed on Thursday there had been incidents on the Syrian-Israeli border.
"Yes there was shooting," Herve Ladsous told reporters during a visit to Paris, adding the U.N. would maintain its involvement in the nearby Golan Heights region. Earlier, rebels seized a U.N.-manned border crossing linking Israel and Syria on Thursday, according to local activists.
(Reporting by John Irish; editing by Mark John)