Fellowship-adopted IDF Battalion Shoots Down Syrian Drone

The Fellowship  |  April 28, 2017

Fellowship-adopted IDF Battalion Shoots Down Syrian Drone

The Fellowship and our faithful friends have adopted and support many IDF battalions, each of which make us very proud. Israel Hayom reports that one of them – the Lions of the North air defense battery – downed a Syrian drone that encroached on Israel’s territory in the Golan Heights:

An Israeli Patriot missile shot down a Syrian drone over the Golan Heights on Thursday. The incident took place in the early evening hours and according to military officials, the drone was most likely on a surveillance mission against Syrian rebels based near the border and breached Israel’s airspace accidentally.

A statement by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit confirmed that “a Patriot anti-aircraft missile defense battery intercepted a target over the Golan Heights.”

A military spokesman added the incident was “very serious…”

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