BREAKING REPORT: Syrian army commander escapes Israeli assassination attempt
Iranian news agency claims a senior commander in the Syrian army escaped unharmed an Israeli assassination attempt in the Golan Heights.
BY Elad Benari, Canada
A senior commander in the Syrian army recently escaped unharmed an Israeli assassination attempt in the Golan Heights, the Iranian semiofficial Fars news agency reported Friday.
According to the report, the man in question is Majid Heymoud, who was visiting the town of Eastern al-Samdaniya.
Heymoud’s convoy, according to the report, came under two missile attacks in the part of the Golan Heights which is under Israel’s control, but he escaped unharmed.
The report did not specify when this incident took place. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit told Kol Yisrael radio on Friday that it does not respond to reports in foreign outlets.
According to the Fars report, the Al-Nusra Front Syrian rebel group also tried to kill Heymoud after the alleged failed Israeli missile attack, but they did not succeed to do so.
Airstrikes attributed to Israel in recent
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