Israeli soldiers work on a tank placed near the border with Syria on the Golan Heights

Aug 27 '14 / EIPA Updates

The Israeli army (IDF) responded with artillery fire at a Syrian army post after an IDF officer was lightly-to-moderately wounded Wednesday by apparent errant gunfire emanating from the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, where rebels and forces loyal to the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad are reportedly intensely fighting for control of the Quneitra crossing. The IDF said that “a direct hit on the