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  3/2/2013, Adar 20, 5773

Mortar Shells from Syria Land in Golan Heights

Mortar rounds believed to be have been fired from Syria hit the southern Golan Heights on Saturday without causing damage or casualties, the army said.

"Several shells landed and were found in an open area in the southern Golan Heights, most likely due to the fighting in Syria," a spokesman told AFP.

"No injuries or damages were caused. The incident was reported to the United Nations forces, and IDF (Israeli Defence Forces) soldiers continued searching the area," he said.