14-year-old killed in Golan Heights in cross-border fire from Syria

Victim named as Muhammad Karaka from Galilee village of Arraba; IDF returns fire for what it believes was a deliberate attack.

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June 22, 2014 12:21
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Muhammad Karaka

14-year-old Muhammad Karaka killed by a missile fired from Syria on June 22, 2014. (photo credit: BOKRA.NET)

 
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Israel is considering its moves after losing its first casualty to a cross-border missile strike on the Golan Heights from the Syria civil war, IDF Spokesman Brig.- Gen. Moti Almoz said Sunday.

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A 14-year-old boy was killed and two other people were wounded when an anti-tank missile, fired from inside Syria, hit a civilian vehicle belonging to a contractor carrying out routine maintenance work for the Defense Ministry.

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