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“Israel maintains a policy of non-involvement in the Syrian civil war. However, we will not tolerate any breach of Israel’s sovereignty. "
It took less than an hour for Israeli Defense Forces to retaliate against the Syrian military position that fired the mortar.
Israeli farmers are still permitted to work their fields in the area, but are warned not to approach the border fence.
The Al-Mayaden website reported that "the Israeli attack resulted in two martyrs and three wounded troops of the Golan regiments," and on Sunday Israeli shells also landed on the Syrian side of the Golan.
An ISIS-linked terrorist group has built an army and seized control of four villages and a provincial capital near the northern Israeli border.
A Syrian mortar shell exploded in northern Israel near the border in the Golan Heights.
So far there has been no report of the Syrian army firing at the two IAF attacks.
It's not clear who is firing the mortar shells that land in northern Israel, since there are so many different actors in Syria.
Route 98 in the Israeli Golan Heights was closed to traffic after the third Syrian mortar shell exploded in the area, making the road risky for travelers.
As the Israeli Air Force was hitting Syrian Army positions, the other side launched two S-200 (SAM) ground-to-air missiles from Damascus.
The reports all agree that Assad's allies are massing near Israel's border with Syria. What's unclear is which enemy it is.
If the Syrian report is accurate, Iranian troops are now in Quneitra alongside Israel's border on the Golan Heights.
"We condemn the insult our people have sustained in the liberated Al-Quneitra district in the form of food supplies awarded by the Zionist entity which is repressing the Golan which was sold out by the regime."
At least 18 were killed in southern Syria close to the northern Israeli border in an attack on the FSA by radical Islamists.
Israel says air strikes Tuesday night on Syrian bases in Quneitra, Damascus and surrounds were a warning to Beirut.
Iran allegedly is plotting to assassinate the sons of the current and former Israeli prime ministers.
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