The Israeli army responded to errant shells from Syria that exploded in the Golan Heights Saturday by firing a Tammuz missile across the border, toward the location the shells were fired from.
This is the eighth time the Israel Defense Forces have fired a Tammuz missile in response to errant Syrian shells and cross-border fire from the ongoing conflict.
An IDF spokesman said the army confirmed a hit on an army post, adding that the army decided to return fire following a number of incidents Saturday morning, and after the IDF complained to the UN peacekeeping force on the Syria-Israel border.
IDF forces were still combing the Golan on Saturday night, but believe that at least three shells exploded.
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