Israeli forces targets Syrian artillery position
Iran Press TV
Sun Jul 2, 2017 12:39AM
Israel has attacked Syrian military positions for the sixth time in over 10 days in response to alleged errant mortar fire from Syria's Golan Heights.
"In response to projectiles launched earlier today at Israel from Syria, Israeli forces targeted the Syrian military artillery position that was the source of the previous fire," read a statement released by the Tel Aviv regime on Saturday.
It added that both of errant rounds which landed in the occupied Golan Heights were the "result of internal fighting in Syria."
No casualties have been reported form either of the incidents.
"Israel holds the Syrian regime responsible for any breach of its borders and will act accordingly," read a statement released earlier by Tel Aviv.
Today's incident is the sixth time in over ten days that Israel has attacked Syrian positions, claiming their move to be in response to errant mortar fire.
The border separating Syria and the Israeli-occupied part of the Golan Heights has been tense since foreign-backed militancy gripped the Arab country in 2011, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of people so far.
During the past few years, Israel has frequently attacked military targets in Syria in what is considered as an attempt to prop up terrorist groups that have been suffering heavy defeats against Syrian government forces.
Damascus says Israel and its Western and regional allies are aiding Takfiri terrorist groups operating inside the Arab country, while the regime's military carries out such sporadic strikes against Syrian government forces. The Israeli regime has even set up field hospitals to treat wounded militants evacuated from Syria.
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