Stray fire from Syria wounded an Israeli soldier in the occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military has said, as fighting between rebels and the Syrian army approached the border area.
Israeli emergency services said the soldier was wounded by errant mortar shell and evacuated to a local hospital.
Earlier today, fire from Syria injured an IDF officer. In response, we struck 2 Syrian military positions in the Golan Heights.
Earlier today, an IDF officer was moderately injured as a result of errant fire from Syria. The officer was evacuated for medical treatment.
Local media reported shortly after the incident that Syrian rebels had taken hold of the Quneitra border crossing.
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