IDF Fires Warning Shots at Suspects Approaching Israeli Border with Syria

Israeli soldiers inspect the area around the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba where a 13-year-old Israeli girl was fatally stabbed in her bedroom on June 30, 2016 in the occupied West Bank near the Palestinian city of Hebron

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli soldiers fired warning shots at an undisclosed number of suspects approaching the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights on Saturday.

There were no reports of injuries.

The suspects left the area after the shots were fired, the military said, adding mildly that such incidents happen on occasion.

Incidents on the border throughout the Syrian civil war have sometimes led to retaliatory attacks by Israel.

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