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Palestinians cancel Naksa Day march to Israel-Lebanon border

Organizers say Sunday's planned march marking anniversary of 1967 war to be replaced by strikes across all 12 of Lebanon's Palestinian refugee camps.

By The Associated Press via Haaretz

Posted on Jun. 3, 2011 at 10:40 am

Palestinian organizers in Lebanon who had planned a march to the border with Israel later this week say they have canceled it.

The organizers say that Sunday’s planned march marking the 1967 Arab-Israeli war’s anniversary would be replaced by strikes across all 12 of Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps.

On May 15, Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinians who marched to Israel’s borders with Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank. Six people were killed in Lebanon.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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