IDF: School Bombing Could Have Drawn Strike on Syria

(Jerusalem Post) Margot Dudkevitch and David Rudge - A senior military source said Thursday that had Wednesday's foiled attack on a school in Yokneam succeeded, it would have been grounds to consider an additional strike inside Syrian territory. Israeli security services said the order for the bombing of the school came from Islamic Jihad headquarters in Damascus. "They (Syrian leaders) know very well what the Islamic Jihad is doing in Damascus," the source said. Meanwhile, the Syrian Air Force has gone on high alert fearing another IAF attack, Channel 2 television reported Thursday.

2003-12-05 00:00:00

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