Shots Fired Toward IDF Near Syria Border

In this photo released by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israeli troops operate against Hezbollah militants July 29, 2006 in the south Lebanese village of Marun al-Ras. The Israeli Government refused a UN request July 29 for a 72 hour truce in Southern Lebanon for humanitarian efforts, citing a corridor …
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i24 News reports: Shots were fired in the near vicinity of Israeli soldiers in the Golan Heights Monday causing no injuries, the spokesman of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said.

The shots were heard by soldiers in the Golani brigade south of Mt Hermon where the borders of Israel, Lebanon and Syria meet.

The army is investigating whether the fire intentionally targeted the soldiers or was spillover from the civil war in Syria.

No bullets have yet been found in the area of where the soldiers were.

Spillover from the civil war in Syrian has crossed into Israeli territory on a number of occasions, usually in the form of mortar and projectile fire, causing damage but no injuries.

While most were presumed to be stray shots, Israel has accused Syria of aiming at Israeli targets on several occasions, briefly returning fire.

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