Skip to comments.Israel bombs Syrian posts over Golan attack on its troops
Posted on 03/19/2014 1:02:02 AM PDT by blueplum
JERUSALEM - Israel attacked several Syrian military sites on Wednesday in retaliation for a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.
It said targets included a Syrian military headquarters, a training facility and artillery batteries.
Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said in a statement that the Syrian army had aided and abetted Tuesday's attack.
"We hold the Assad regime responsible for what happens in its territory and if it continues to collaborate with terrorists striving to hurt Israel then we will keep on exacting a heavy price from it and make it regret its actions," Yaalon said.
Parts of the Syrian-held side of the Golan are controlled by rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad, including al Qaeda-inspired militants hostile to the Jewish state. Israel says Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas helping Assad battle the insurgency also have a presence on the Golan.
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So, Syria poking the Israelis?
I pour gasoline on ant hills when they spring up in my yard because I want to be rid of them, hill and all.... Israeli’s should take note.
Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said ....
“Bogie” does not just put the line in the sand...he blasts it!
Is one side in Syria trying to goad Israel in order to unite the Syrian people against a common enemy?
Never bring a knife to a gun fight.