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Israeli Military Denies Syrian Forces Destroyed Vehicle

Exchange fire in the Golan Heights

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The IDF denied on Tuesday a claim by Syria that its armed forces destroyed an Israeli vehicle on the Golan Heights. The statement by Syrian military leadership was broadcast on state television

An IDF spokeswoman said a vehicle had been lightly damaged by gunfire from Syria but no Israeli soldiers were hurt in the incident, which occurred in the central Golan Heights. Israeli troops returned fire after the incident, which the IDF had announced earlier in the day.