Hundreds of angry protesters in the
Israeli-occupied Golan Heights clash with Israeli police who fire tear gas injuring at least 10 people, Press TV reported.
The clashes in the town of
Majd al-Shams broke out on Sunday when Israeli police attempted to search a restaurant. Locals surrounded the building trapping some 10 policemen inside for several hours.
Witnesses said that police called in reinforcements who fired tear gas to disperse the crowd. Israeli media reported that at least 10 locals were hurt during the clashes.
Israel has occupied Syria's strategic Golan Heights plateau since 1967 six-day war and annexed it in 1981.