Israel hits Syrian artillery that fired on Golan

Syrian mobile artillery was directly hit when Israel's army fired tank shells in response to mortar shells landing in Golan, Israeli military sources have said.

There was no immediate word on whether it had been in the hands of Syrian army forces or the rebels they are battling.

A short while ago, a mortar shell hit an open area in the vicinity of an (Israeli Defense Forces) post in the central Golan Heights, as part of the internal conflict inside Syria, causing no damage or injuries.

In response, IDF soldiers fired tank shells towards the source of the fire, confirming direct hits. The IDF has filed a complaint with the UN forces operating in the area, stating that fire emanating from Syria into Israel will not be tolerated and shall be responded to with severity.

– Israeli military statement

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