QUNEITRA, Syria, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria seized the Quneitra border crossing into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, activists said.
The Syrian rebels included members of the al-Qaida-affiliated al-Nusra Front.
One IDF officer and one civilian were injured.
Earlier today, fire from Syria injured an IDF officer. In response, we struck 2 Syrian military positions in the Golan Heights.— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) August 27, 2014
A short while ago, an Israeli civilian was lightly injured as a result of errant fire from the internal fighting in Syria.— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) August 27, 2014