IDF soldier patrol 390.
(photo credit: REUTER/Baz Ratner)
Three stray Syrian mortar shells fired in battles between Assad loyalists and
rebels struck the Golan Heights on Thursday.
They exploded in open areas
and failed to cause injury or damage.
The assessment in the IDF’s
Northern Command is that none of the mortars were deliberately fired at
The Syrian civil war has frequently spilled over into Israeli
territory over the past two years, with mortar shells hitting Israeli territory
and wounded Syrians being admitted to Israel for medical treatment.
Syrian babies were allowed to enter Israel for medical treatment early on
Thursday morning. The 10- month-old and one-year-old were admitted to Western
Galilee Hospital in Nahariya.
A Syrian man with a serious head wound was
also taken in on Thursday morning.
The Western Galilee Hospital has
treated some 85 Syrians since the onset of the civil war, and Ziv Medical Center
in Safed has treated several dozen.