Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Syria: Israel admits to carrying out strike on Syrian Golan.

(Jerusalem) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has confirmed that Israel carried out a military strike in the Syrian Golan Heights on Monday evening. According to the Syrian military  a Israeli drone fired four missiles at a demolished hospital and an army observation post in Syria’s southern Quneitra province near the border with Israel, also several sites were also struck by tank fire.

Israeli military reporters were told that the strike targeted Iranian-backed Shiite militiamen trying to set up a base of operations near the Israeli border. The tank shelling was also meant to serve as a warning to Syria and other Iranian proxies that Israel would not tolerate Tehran’s efforts to establish a permanent military presence in the Syrian Golan.