Syria Tension Spills Into Israel Israeli Tanks Fire Into Syria After IDF Patrol Comes Under Fire in Golan

Mortar shell fired from Syria strikes Tel Fares, patrol in Tel Hazeka comes under gunfire; Defense Minister Ya'alon said prior to attack on first visit to Syria border that Israel would respond to any security incident; also Tuesday, two Gaza rocket landed in western Negev.

A mortar shell fired from Syria landed in the Israeli Golan Heights on Tuesday evening, and an Israel Defense Forces patrol came under gunfire in a separate area of the northern territory.