Meet the most influential figures in the Jewish world
Two soldiers shot in Damascus being treated in Israel
ByREUTERS
November 30, 2012 13:17

JERUSALEM - Two Austrian peacekeeping soldiers wounded in crossfire in Syria were transferred to Israel for treatment on Friday, a hospital spokesman said, describing their condition as not life-threatening.

The two, members of the United Nations monitoring force that observes a truce between Israel and Syria, were on their way to Damascus airport for a flight home when their vehicle was caught in crossfire between Syrian government and rebel forces.

Syrian state television said on Thursday the two were wounded by gunfire when rebels attacked an army position near the airport road.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
February 22, 2017
Malaysia identifies N.Korean embassy official among suspects

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 8 - 16
    Beer Sheva
    9 - 17
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 6 - 14
    Jerusalem
    8 - 16
    Haifa
  • 11 - 20
    Elat
    9 - 20
    Tiberias