On Saturday evening, 17 August, the IDF launched a missile attack on the territory of Syria.
The attack was subjected to the position of Syrian government forces, which earlier on the same day fired on Israeli territory. Recorded an accurate hit on the target.
Recall that approximately in 19: 00 in the area of moshav Keshet in the Golan Heights, at least one mortar shell fired from Syria exploded. The explosion occurred in an open area. Nobody was injured, no material damage was caused.
Presumably, the shell was fired during a battle between government forces and oppositionists near the Syrian-Israeli border.
Information about the shelling was transmitted to the UN representatives in the region.
Earlier in the day, residents of the central part of the Golan Heights reported several more explosions. As a result of this shelling, there were also no casualties and no material damage.
Since the autumn of last year to the present, there have been a lot of attacks on Israeli territory from Syria. As a result of these attacks, most of which were classified by the Israeli military as accidental, there were no casualties, although some damage was caused. Several times the IDF launched retaliatory strikes against military targets in Syria.
The shelling of Israel from Syria lately. Inverse chronology
17 August. Residents of the central part of the Golan Heights reported several explosions. As a result of the shelling no one was hurt. A few hours later, another mortar shell exploded in Israel.
6 August. At the border a car of the brigade commander was fired. There were no casualties.
17 July. At night, the IDF patrol was fired at the Syrian-Israeli border in the Golan Heights. The incident occurred in the Tel Fares area. The military fired two trespassers. The soldiers fired back. Data on the victims have been reported.
16 July. At least 25 mortar shells fired from the territory of Syria, exploded on Israeli territory. No injuries.
14 July. A mortar shell fired from Syria exploded in the Golan Heights. No harm done.
5 July. An Israeli border patrol was fired from a machine gun from Quneitra. No injuries.
20 June. A mortar shell fired from Syria exploded in the Kibbutz region of Elrom on the Golan Heights. There were no casualties, but the explosion caused a fire.
6 June. In the north of the Golan Heights, mortar shells fired from Syrian territory exploded. No harm done.
5 June. At least two mortar shells exploded near the stronghold of the Israeli army on the Syrian border in the Golan Heights. There were no casualties.
21 May. At night, a patrol of the Israel Defense Forces in the Golan Heights was fired from the territory of Syria. Damage caused to the vehicle. In response, a strike on the target in Syrian territory.
20 May. At night from small weapons The Tel Hazek area was shot at. No harm done. There were no retaliatory strikes.
15 May. Several rockets or mortar shells fell in the area of Mount Hermon. No injuries. Responsibility for the shelling took on the militants of one of the Palestinian factions operating in Syria, calling themselves the "Khadera al-Husseini Brigade".
7 May. The mortar shell exploded in the Tel Fares area. No injuries.
6 May. Mortar shell exploded near the village of Ramat Magshimim. No harm done.
12 April. Unidentified persons fired at an Israeli military patrol on the Syrian border in the area of Kibbutz El Rom. No injuries.
2 April. Unidentified men fired at an Israeli military patrol on the Syrian border in the Hazeki area. No injuries, no material damage was caused. Earlier, a mortar shell was released from the territory of Syria. No injuries, no material damage was caused.
24 March. Army patrol fired from the territory of Syria. No injuries. The enemy’s position has been destroyed by response.
23 March. IDF positions are fired from the territory of Syria. No injuries.
2 March. Four mortar shells exploded near the security fence in Israeli territory. No one was hurt, no damage was done. Presumably, we are talking about accidental shelling during clashes between the Syrian army and the rebels.
27 February. The explosion was heard in the area of Moshav Alonie a-Bashan.
5 December. Mortar shell fell near the Tel Hazek stronghold in the Golan Heights. There were no casualties.
29 November. The explosion was heard in the area of Kibbutz El Rom.
25 November. A bullet fired from Syrian territory hit an Israeli army jeep. No harm done. Previously received information about the explosion in the area of the village of Alon-ha-Bashan in the Golan. The police forces, having searched the territory, did not find fragments of a rocket or a mortar shell.
19 November. Syria again opened fire on Israeli territory in the Golan Heights. As a result of the incident no one was hurt. The IDF refrains from retaliation.
18 November. International media reported, citing Syrian sources, that three Syrian soldiers were killed by Israeli artillery backfire. Official Syrian sources do not confirm this information. On the eve of a night near the village of Tel Hazek, located in the eastern part of the Golan Heights, the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces fired from a Syrian territory with small arms. As a result of the shelling no one was hurt.
15 November. From the Syrian territory, the IDF outpost on the Golan Heights was fired. A soldier was slightly wounded as a result of the shelling.
12 November. A regular mortar attack on Israeli territory from Syria was recorded. IDF artillery fired back into Syria.
11 November. The Israeli military struck back at a target in the Syrian village of Bir al-Ajami. In the direction of the Syrian territory fired a Tamuz rocket. Earlier, a mortar shell fired from Syria exploded near the village of Tel Hazek. No injuries or damage were reported.
8 November. In the morning, three mortar shells fired from Syria exploded on Israeli territory. One of the shells fell near the village. As a result of the shelling no one was hurt.
5 November. Near the border with Syria in the Golan Heights, a bullet fired from Syrian territory hit the jeep commander of the battalion of the Golani brigade. The jeep was damaged, but there were no casualties. Then the Israeli military talked about the "random pool". Israel filed a formal complaint after the incident to the leadership of the UN monitors.
the 3rd of November. Three Syrian tank entered the village of Bir al-Ajami, located near the border point of the IDF in the Golan Heights. The Israeli military has increased the combat readiness of army units in the Golan Heights.