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Tank Shell from Syria Falls on Golan Heights Community

Stray fire from the Syrian civil war sent a Syrian army tank shell on a northern Golan Heights community Wednesday after three months of quiet. No one was injured, and there was no property damage, and army sappers naturalized the shell.

Similar to the mortar shells that exploded in the Golan Heights last November, there were no signs that loyalists to Syrian President Bashar Assad were targeting Israel.

Gunfire from Syria has been constant background noise for Golan residents. Golan Regional Council deputy head Uri Kellner told a local radio station, “This the third or fourth time this has bled into our area, and it cannot continue.”

He said the IDF determined that the tank shell came from the Syrian army and not from rebels, who have take control of several villages near the border.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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  1. The whole world moves from trouble to trouble. Iran continues unwavering on it’s march in the development of nuclear weapons and Assad the dictator of Syria is still in power. Current intelligence seems uncertain of when Iran will get the bomb and Israel cannot afford to gamble with this. Assad of Syria looks like he may be preparing to use weapons of mass destruction against his own people and against near by nations as well and Gaza seems more like an opportunity for Hamas to reload than it does a cease fire. If this situation does not drastically change soon for the better, I believe the war in Isaiah Chapter 17 will likely take place. Damascus Syria would be destroyed. The worlds economy would likely collapse as a result and usher in a one world government movement. I wrote a small 6 page book that outlines what I believe the Bible states will take place soon. I don’t accept donations and it’s free. It’s a short read. I encourage you to have a look: http://www.booksie.com/religion_and_spirituality/book/richard_b_barnes/after-the-rapture-whats-next.

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