Israel Downs Syrian Spy Drone over Golan Heights

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Israel has shot down a drone over the Syrian Golan Heights, confirmed the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

The investigation of the incident earlier today (Saturday), in which an unmanned aerial vehicle from Syria was intercepted as it approached Israeli airspace, indicates that the UAV was actually manufactured in Russian Federation.

IDF officials were quoted as saying that they believed the UAV had been sent to gather information about the Quneitra area, along the Israel-Syria border. The drone then entered the demilitarized zone and flew towards Israel before being shot down.

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"The State of Israel views with great severity any violation of sovereignty and will respond with force to any provocation", said Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman in response to the incident. The drone was apparently a Syrian army drone on an intelligence collection mission, the IDF said.

Israel and Syria are still technically at war after Israel seized around 1,200 kilometers of land in the Golan Heights from Syria during the Six Day War of 1967. "We will not allow the Shi'ite axis to become entrenched in Syria and use it as a base for forward operations". Israel has been closely watching Iran's involvement in the war in neighboring Syria. But it has carried out dozens of airstrikes on alleged arms shipments bound for Hezbollah.

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