Two projectiles fired from Syria land in Israeli Golan Heights

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April 29, 2015 01:19

IDF says fire, which comes amid heightened tensions in the North, is spill over from Syrian infighting.

Golan Heights

Israeli soldiers stand near the border with Syria in the Golan Heights. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Two projectiles fired from Syria struck the Golan Heights on Tuesday, triggering air raid sirens.

The IDF said the mortar shells were stray projectiles fired in the course of battles between Assad regime forces and rebel organizations in southern Syria. The shells failed to cause injury or damage. Locals heard the blasts that they caused upon impact.



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The IDF did not return fire.

On Sunday night, the Israel Air Force struck and killed four terrorists who crossed into Israel from Syria and planted explosives near an abandoned IDF post.


The incident, which occurred at 9:30 p.m.

on the northern Golan Heights near the Druse village of Majdal Shams, began when Combat Intelligence Collection units identified four men planting the explosives on the eastern side of the border fence, within Israeli territory.

It came after international media reports said the Israel Air Force carried out strikes on strategic missile bases in Syria late on Friday night, reportedly intercepting an Iranian-Syrian attempt to smuggle advanced missiles, perhaps Scuds, to Hezbollah’s numerous weapons depots in Lebanon. The IDF has declined to comment on the reports.
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