Syrian Military Denies Reports of Israeli Strike Near Golan Heights

Israeli warplanes land after taking part in mission in Lebanon from Ramat David air force base on July 12, 2006, Ramat David, Israel. An assault on Southern Lebanon was launched by Israel following the capture of two Israeli soldiers. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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The Algemeiner reports: JNS.org – The Syrian Army rejected reports of an Israeli Air Force (IAF) strike on Saturday in the southern Quneitra area near the Israeli border.

According to Arab media and Syrian opposition forces, explosions were heard Saturday night at a base belonging to the Syrian Army’s 90th brigade. The explosions were initially attributed to the IAF, with Syrian media reporting sightings of Israeli planes in the Quneitra area and Sky News Arabic reporting that Israeli choppers were spotted in the area.

Syrian military sources later denied the reports through the Al Mayadeen network, a media outlet affiliated with the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah. No casualties were reported, and Israeli officials have not commented on the incident.

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