Israel targets Syrian army after errant fire hits Golan

September 4, 2016 7:42 PM

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JERUSALEM – The Israeli military says it has fired at Syrian army cannons in the Syrian Golan Heights in response to mortar fire from Syria that hit the Israeli-held Golan Heights.

The army says that the mortars appeared to be errant fire from Syria's civil war, and were not deliberately targeting Israeli-held territory.

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