Israel threatens Syria with response after rocket fire

Israeli soldiers watch the flames on a mountain side in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on June 28, 2015, after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Syrian sideThe Israeli army warned the government in war-wracked Syria it will “suffer the consequences” after four rockets crashed Thursday into the north of the Jewish state and the occupied Golan. “This was the work of Islamic Jihad, an organisation financed and working for Iran, and we consider the Syrian government responsible for the firing and it will suffer the consequences,” the army said in a statement. It was referring to a Palestinian militant group which is based in the Gaza Strip.

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