The response was followed by a Syrian response of the three mortar shells. The air force responded, taking out a vehicle carrying a heavy machinegun. Four terrorists were killed in this retaliatory fire.
It is stressed that this incident was not spill over from the Syrian civil war but intentional gunfire directed at the IDF force in the southern Golan Heights. Residents of Eliad were instructed to enter safe rooms in response to the incident.
B’chasdei Hashem there are no reports of injuries on the Israeli side of the border.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)