IDF struck two artillery launchers and an ammunition truck on the
Syrian side of the border after “several Syrian projectiles”
landed in Israeli territory without causing any casualties. A similar
incident occurred in the same Golan Heights region on Saturday.
response to several Syrian projectiles launched towards Israel, IDF
targeted 2 Syrian regime artillery positions & an ammunitions
Israel Defense Forces tweeted on their official feed on Sunday
tweet came three hours after the IDF said Syrian projectiles had “hit
an open area in the northern Golan Heights,”while
noting that “no
injuries were reported.”
on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that even
shells reaching Israeli territory accidentally would be met with a
policy is clear: We will not tolerate any spillover or trickle
whatsoever – neither mortars nor rockets, from any front,”Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet on Sunday, vowing “we
will respond strongly to any attack on our territory or our
to the AP.
Saturday, the IDF ordered an airstrike less than an hour after about
10 stray shells landed on Israel’s side of the border near
Quneitra, where President Assad’s forces are battling Al-Nusra
Front militants. Israel said that two tanks were destroyed.
military sources, Syria’s SANA state news agency reported:“Israeli
warplanes attacked services facilities and residential buildings…
claiming a number of lives and causing material damage.”
does not openly participate in the Syrian conflict, but since 2013 it
has carried out several officially unacknowledged air strikes on its
neighbor’s territory. According to Israeli officials, these have
targeted the weapons supply routes of the Hezbollah militant
movement, Israel's Lebanon-based adversary.
March, Syria said that it had launched anti-aircraft missiles aimed
at Israeli military jets after they conducted airstrikes near the
city of Palmyra, and were returning to base. Syrian media reported
that one plane was downed, but Israel denied any loses.
to the IDF, one of the Syrian projectiles was itself intercepted by
an Israeli Arrow-2 missile, prompting Israel to disclose that its
planes were operating in foreign airspace.