IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz visited the Bashan Division, stationed on the Golan Heights on Thurday and toured the border region. He was briefed by division commander Brig.-Gen. Ofek Buchris, and the commander of the Golan Brigade, Col. Guy Shifran, at the Avital Post.
He also met with members of a regional field intelligence unit. The chief of staff also visited Ein Zivan in the Golan Heights and spoke to a man whose business was damaged by a Syrian shell on Wednesday.