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IDF attacks in Syria following latest ‘spillover’

Israel Air Force targets artillery positions of the Syrian regime after three projectiles hit Israel.

Elad Benari

The Israel Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday night targeted artillery positions of the Syrian regime in the Syrian Golan Heights, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

The strikes were in retaliation to three projectileswhich hit Israel earlier on Tuesday.

“We will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israel’s sovereignty and the security of its citizens. We see the Syrian regime as responsible for what happens in its territory. However we will not hesitate to act against opposition elements in Syria,” the IDF’s statement said.

On Monday night, IAF aircraft attacked cannons belonging to the Syrian regime in the central part of the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.

The IDF spokesman said that the attack is in retaliation for a mortar shell hitting a kibbutzabout a kilometer from the Israeli-Syrian border in the northern Golan Heights, earlier on Monday evening.

The mortar exploded in an open area, causing no physical injuries or damages. Defense officials said the shelling was a


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