Israel launches strikes into Syria after rocket attack




 
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Israel launches strikes into Syria after rocket attack
 
August 21st, 2015  
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Israel launches strikes into Syria after rocket attack
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rockets hit an Israeli village near the Lebanese border on Thursday and Israel struck back in the Syrian Golan Heights, saying the rare salvo had been launched there by an Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group. The group, Islamic Jihad, denied the Israeli allegation. It had previously threatened reprisals should one of its activists in Israeli detention, Mohammed Allan, die of a hunger strike.




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