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"We saw something coming in from Gaza that appeared in every way to be ballistic. At that moment, I didn’t care if it was a mortar, a missile or heavy automatic fire.”
One building was damaged by a rocket. Attack happened during a birthday ceremony for IDF soldier Oron Shaul, z'l, whose remains are still held by Hamas.
“During my speech, shells from the Syrian side landed in our territory, and the IDF has already struck back."
It took less than an hour for Israeli Defense Forces to retaliate against the Syrian military position that fired the mortar.
No one was injured, and no damage was reported from the attacks.
A Syrian mortar shell exploded in northern Israel near the border in the Golan Heights.
The award of the mortar weapon systems solidifies Elbit Systems of America's position as the leading provider of mortar systems for the US Army.
A beachcomber discovered a live mortar shell on Poleg Beach near Netanya, but sappers decided it was too unstable to move, so they detonated it at the site.
It's not clear who is firing the mortar shells that land in northern Israel, since there are so many different actors in Syria.
The IAF hit a Syrian launch site and issued a stern warning.
Hamas has a factory in Hebron to manufacture parts for its weapons which ships the goods the Gaza. This time the smugglers were caught.
According to Israeli media, the IDF force is locating and destroying terror tunnels.
The Spanish Ministry of Defense has confirmed that rockets were fired first at Israel from Lebanon, provoking IDF into retaliation.
A mortar launched from Syria landed inside an Israeli agricultural area, close to 9am.
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