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Sunday, July 2, 2017
IDF Strikes Syrian Army Target After Projectiles Land in Israeli Golan Heights
TEL AVIV — The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Saturday retaliated against a Syrian military position after two projectiles launched from Syria struck Israel’s Golan Heights earlier in the day.
The IDF released the following statement to news media outlets, including to Breitbart Jerusalem:
IDF forces targeted the Syrian military artillery position that was the source of the previous fire in the Northern Golan Heights. The errant projectile was a result of Syrian internal fighting.
Two projectiles landed in Israel within one hour on Saturday. One hit an open area near Israel’s security fence in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported in either strike.
IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis stated: “Israel maintains a policy of non-involvement in the Syrian civil war. However, we will not tolerate any breach of Israel’s sovereignty. Israel holds the Syrian regime responsible for any breach of its borders and will act accordingly.” READ MORE