IDF officer in Golan Heights lightly wounded by gunfire from Syria

By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
March 10, 2015 19:52

An IDF officer was lightly wounded on Tuesday evening in the Golan Heights when shots when shots were fired from Syrian territory.

The IDF spokesperson said that the officer did not require medical treatment.

A military source said that the officer was part of the IDF Engineering Corps that was at the site to evacuate a bulldozer that was stuck. The officer was injured by shrapnel from a bullet that hit the bulldozer.

The IDF did not return fire following the incident.


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