Golan Heights: Syrian Gunfire targets border fence construction site

 

Israel civilian workers constructing the new border fence between Israel & Syria were targeted by Syrian gunfire.

None injured but small wild-fire broke out.

By Yoav Zitun

Gunfire was opened on Tuesday at laborers raising a new border fence on the Israeli-Syrian border, near the Hermonit Post in the Golan Heights.

IDF soldiers on the Syria-Israel border.-  Photo: Yaron Kaminsky

IDF soldiers on the Syria-Israel border.- Photo: Yaron Kaminsky

No injuries were reported, but a fire has broken out in the area.

Border tension was also registered Monday, as IDF fired at two Palestinians approaching the fence in the northern Gaza Strip.The two were hit, one reportedly killed and the other apprehended by security forces, following a short chase.

Ashraf al-Kidra, a Palestinian health official, confirmed one was killed.

 

View original Ynet news-brief at: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4435409,00.html

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