The IDF has confirmed that they have conducted airstrikes in Syria, saying they were in response to the attempted attack along the border last night.
The IDF says in a short statement “Last night, IDF troops thwarted an attempt to place an improvised explosive device (IED) on the southern Golan Heights. In response, a short while ago, IDF fighter jets, attack helicopters and aircraft struck military targets in southern Syria.
The IDF says it targeted Syrian army observation posts, intelligence gathering equipment, anti-aircraft cannons and command-and-control infrastructure.
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(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)