Rockets explode in Golan Heights; no injuries reported

Ben Sales

TEL AVIV (JTA) — Two rockets landed in the Golan Heights near the Syrian border.

It is unlcear who shot the rockets Tuesday afternoon, according to Israeli reports. No injuries were reported from the strikes. In response, the Israel Defense Forces shot artillery fire into Syria and heightened security in the area.

The rockets come after a Jan. 18 strike on Hezbollah operatives in Syria that killed an Iranian general. Senior commanders of Hezbollah, the Lebanese terror group, were also among the 12 people killed in the strike.

Israel is widely believed to have executed the strike, though Israeli officials have not commented on it.