Israel Strikes in Syria After Fifth Mortar Shell Hits Golan Heights in One Week

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The Times of Israel reports:  The IDF struck targets in Syria Monday night, targeting two Syrian regime artillery batteries near the border, after a shell fired from the Arab’s nation’s territory exploded in Israel.

The apparently errant fire — the fifth such incident in just over a week — came hours after a ceasefire brokered by Russia and the United States took effect in Syria at sundown Monday.

The military noted that it viewed the regime of Bashar Assad responsible for any attack emanating from Syria.

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