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IDF Attacks Syrian Army in Response to Rocket

IDF tank in Golan (Photo: flickr/IDF)

On Thursday afternoon, an errant rocket fired by the Syrian military landed in the Israeli Golan Heights. Ynet News' Yoav Zitun and Roi Kais report that the IDF responded with tank fire on a Syrian army post:

The IDF attacked a Syrian army post on the outskirts of Quneitra on Thursday afternoon in retaliation for an errant rocket that landed in Israel.

According to reports in Sham FM radio, which is affiliated with the Syrian regime, and the Lebanese news site Elnashra, no one was hurt in the IDF attack.

The rocket, which is believed to be "spillover" from the fighting raging across the border, landed in an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No one was hurt and no damage was reported.

"The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to undermine the sovereignty of the State of Israel and the security of its citizens. The IDF views the Syrian regime as responsible to what is happening on the ground," the IDF Spokesman's Office said...

Tags: Syria , IDF

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