Armed Syrians on whom the IDF opened fire were not terrorists
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The IDF announced that two gunmen who were fired on yesterday after they crossed the border from Syria into Israeli territory and approached the perimeter fence in the south of the Golan Heights are not terrorists.
Preliminary investigation revealed that they were in fact two hunters.
weapons” and clarified that “a preliminary investigation indicates that this is probably not a sabotage activity.”
The IDF further stated that the incident was under investigation and explained the sequence of events: “IDF forces, who were transferred to the place of infiltration, acted to prevent crossed the border and carried out a procedure for the arrest of suspects, which included shooting, in which one of the suspects was injured. The wounded man was treated by the IDF on the spot and later died of his wounds. The second suspect returned to Syrian territory".
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