Israel 'strikes Syrian army positions' after Golan fire

A picture taken from the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on September 10, 2016 shows smoke rising from the Syrian village of Jubata al-Khashab after Israeli aircraft struck Syrian army positionsIsraeli aircraft struck Syrian army positions on Saturday after fire from its war-torn neighbour hit the Israeli-held zone of the Golan Heights earlier in the day, the military said. “The Syrian government (is) accountable for this blatant breach of Israeli sovereignty, the IDF (Israel defence forces) will continue to act in order to safeguard Israel and its civilians,” it added. A military spokeswoman said the projectile was most likely unintentional “spillover” from the internal fighting in Syria.

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