Israel Fires Warning Shot at Syria
First foray into fighting after mortar shells hit Golan Heights
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 11, 2012 6:31 AM CST
Israeli army armored vehicles drive along the border between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights in this Monday, July 23, 2012, file photo.   (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

(Newser) – The Israeli military has fired a missile into Syria, the first time Israel has been drawn into the fighting in the neighboring country. The military said it fired the missile as a warning shot today after a stray mortar from Syria hit a military post in the Golan Heights. The military says no damage or injuries were reported inside Israel. A string of mortar shells have struck the Golan during the Syrian civil war. Israel views the fire as accidental, but nonetheless has warned that it holds Syria responsible.

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fred.lapides
Nov 11, 2012 2:26 PM CST
DEAR SERIOUS: you are serious? Israel is a violent nation? How manyh countries has it invaded and attcked before being attacked? Now look to your own country..where do you think you got the south west from--fake war and then stole from Mexico? Phllipines? Hawaii? Viet Nam?, invasion of Iraq ...Haiti and on and on and on..they sure traoined you to mutter the party line.
right2dave
Nov 11, 2012 2:04 PM CST
Blow the Fn Muslims up!
serious
Nov 11, 2012 11:47 AM CST
Israel is a violent nation. We as Americans must continue to distance ourselves physically, financially and politically. I personally do not know anyone who supports Israel or their agenda.