“Sunday’s clash marked the first time Syria-based jihadists opened fire on Israeli soldiers on territory under Israeli control”

MILITARY.COM
Israeli Forces Kill 4 ISIS-Linked Gunmen After Golan Attack
by Agent France Presse
November 27, 2016

Israeli forces killed four gunmen linked to the Islamic State group after they fired on soldiers Sunday, the military said, in the first such attack on the occupied Golan Heights. The Israeli soldiers were targeted with machine gun fire and mortars and they shot back, before Israeli warplanes bombed the vehicle carrying the gunmen — identified as members of “Shuhada al-Yarmouk, an IS affiliate”, said spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner. The soldiers, from the Golani Brigade, were beyond the fence separating Israeli-occupied Golan from Syria but on Israeli territory, Lerner told AFP, noting that none were wounded in the clash. READ MORE

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