The Israeli military attacked a facility of the Syrian army in Quneitra province. On Saturday, October 21, according to the Jerusalem Post, with reference to the representative of army of Israel.
It is noted that the Jewish state thus responded to the shelling from the territory of Syria, was destroyed three artillery guns. According to the source editions, in the morning five rockets exploded in Israeli-controlled territory in the Golan heights. As a result, there were no casualties.
“The IDF will not tolerate attempts to damage the sovereignty of the state and its citizens. The Syrian regime is responsible for everything that happens in its territory”, — said the interlocutor of the edition.
As Reuters reports, the shelling of the Jewish state was unintentional. While the Syrian military after an Israeli strike reported property damage. No casualties were reported.
In a statement, the Israeli army also notes that the repetition of incidents of attacks on the territory of the state, even random, forcing her to strengthen the response.
The Golan heights, for half a century controlled by Israel, is one of many disputed territories in the middle East. From 1944 to 1967, they belonged to Syria, then during the six day war were captured by the Jewish state and subsequently annexed. The UN Security Council has recognized the incident as illegal. Both Israel and Syria consider the Golan part of its territory.