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The IDF has lifted the state a closed military zone in the Golan heights

On the morning of Wednesday, June 28, the press service of the IDF reported that abolished the state a closed military zone in the Quneitra city Pichat and Emek Bach on the Golan
heights.

The decision to close some areas on the border with Syria was taken in the evening of 26 June, on the backdrop of frequent cases of attacks on Israeli territory.

About 8 a.m. on Monday, June 26, in a number of settlements on the Golan heights fired siren warning of a rocket or mortar attack.

Military first confirmed the fall of several mortar shells on Israeli territory, West of the Syrian Quneitra. But later it was announced that the place of falling shells was not detected.

Later, the military announced that as a result of machine-gun fire from Syrian territory the damage was caused post the peacekeeping contingent of the UN force monitoring the disengagement on the Golan heights (UNDOF). After the fire there was a fire in a minefield.

On the eve the media reported about the growing number of tourists visiting the Golan heights in recent days.

The IDF has lifted the state a closed military zone in the Golan heights
28.06.2017

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