Report: Syrian soldier killed in IDF response attack

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
August 20, 2015 21:50

London-based Syrian human rights group al-Marsad reported Thursday evening that multiple Syrian Army soldiers were killed in an IDF attack in response to an earlier rocket salvo fired at Israel from Syria. 

Four rockets were fired from Syria into northern Israel the IDF confirmed. Two of the projectiles landed in the Upper Galilee and two landed in the Golan Heights.

A security source said that the Islamic Jihad organization with the financial backing and the direction of Iran was responsible for the rocket fire.


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