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Israel strikes Syria targets after Golan fire

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Israeli troops fired tank shells into Syria on Monday, confirming "direct hits" on the source of a mortar round that struck the Golan Heights as tensions flared along the ceasefire line. 

A view of the Syrian town of Quneitra as seen from the Israeli annexed Golan Heights. Israeli troops have fired tank shells into Syria, confirming "direct hits" on the source of a mortar round that struck the Golan Heights.

The exchange marked the second straight day that Israeli troops have been drawn into the Syrian conflict and came just hours after an appeal for restraint from all sides by UN chief Ban Ki-moon.

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