Syria and Israel: The Quietest Border?

(Yediot Ahronot) While the Israeli-Syrian border is thought to be the quietest of Israel's borders, lately there has been an escalation of incidents. April 25, 2002 - A hole in the fence separating Israel and Syria is found near Kibbutz Ramat Hamagshimim. Weapons found but terrorists never located. March 24, 2002 - Infiltration by four terrorists near Hamat Gader. April 15, 2001 - An Egyptian, claiming that he sought political asylum, crossed into the northern Golan near Kibbutz Marom Golan and was caught. November 11, 2000 - Palestinian terrorist infiltrates the southern Golan Heights; he is captured.

2003-01-09 00:00:00

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