Rockets, mortars fired from Syria land in Israel
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
In the past two days, at least two rockets fired from Syria have landed in northern Israel, according to the Israeli military. Both rockets landed in the neighborhood of Israel, which shares its border with Syria. At least two shells also hit the same area yesterday.
No damage to buildings was reported and no one was injured in any of the incidents.(IDF) believe that the rockets and mortars were strays intended for "villages inside Syria and are part of the ongoing internal conflict."
An official of the Syrian government denies knowledge of fighting with rebels so close to the Israeli border and says "the Syrian army does not fire rockets against the rebels."
Earlier this year, Wikinews reported the Syrian army fired several rockets or mortar shells at residences, near the position of a in Homs, Syria. The attack injured or killed an unknown number of civilians and badly damaged several homes.
The IDF has filed a formal complaint about the incidents of the past two days with the United Nations.
- "Syrian citizen journalists risk death, targeted; city of Homs facing starvation" — Wikinews, February 25, 2012
- "Syrian Rocket Hits Golan Heights in 2nd Attack" — , September 26, 2012
- Aaron Klein. "Yom Kippur roar: Syrian rocket hits Israel" — , September 26, 2012
- Rocket from Syria hits Golan, Israeli military says" — , September 26, 2012