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Israel fires on Syria targets from occupied Golan

Smoke rises from a Syrian army position after an Israeli tank fires across the demarcation line from the occupied Golan Heights
— Majdal Shams (AFP)

Israeli tanks fired on Syrian targets from the occupied Golan Heights Thursday, an AFP photographer and the military said.

The strikes targeted "two temporary structures" used by the Syrian army in violation of the 1974 disengagement agreement between the two countries, the military said in a statement.

The AFP photographer witnessed an Israeli tank firing at least two shells.

Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria during the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed the territory in a move not recognised by the United Nations.

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