IDF fires at Syrian army positions in response to Golan mortar strike

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 9, 2016 13:54

The IDF on Wednesday launch and artillery strike on Syrian army targets in the norther Golan Heights in response to a mortar shell that fell in Israeli territory earlier in the day.

The mortar shell was thought to have breached the border as fallout from fighting in Syria, however the IDF said it holds the Syrian regime responsible for all activities emanating from its territory.

"The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israel's sovereignty and the security of its residents," the military said in a statement on the matter.


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