Breaking News May 09, 2018 at 12:13PM

URGENT: Incoming rockets in the Golan area, seek shelter immediately. Sirens sounded in the Golan Regional Council in Northern Israel. Details to follow.
BREAKING: Moments ago, sirens sounded in the Golan Regional Council in northern Israel. No injuries or damage reported. Details to follow.

IDF defense systems identified approximately 20 rockets that the Iranian Quds forces launched at IDF positions on the Golan Heights.

Code Red sirens blared in several areas of the Golan Heights and in the city of Katzrin shortly after midnight, sending residents into bomb shelters. Residents have been told to stay in their shelters.

A number of rockets were intercepted by the IDF’s Iron Dome aerial defense system. No injuries were reported.

BREAKING:  IDF spokesman reporting 20 rockets fired by Iranian IRGC Quds forces towards IDF positions on the Golan Heights. Several rockets were intercepted by Iron Dome batteries. No Israeli casualties. Arabs report Israeli airstrikes in multiple locations in Syria following the attack.

“The IDF views this event with great severity and remains prepared for a wide variety of scenarios”, the  IDF Spokesman’s Unit said in a statement.

This appeared to be one of the few instances of a direct attack on Israel by Iran, which generally operates through proxies.

Media outlets in Syria reported Israeli airstrikes on Hezbollah positions in the Quneitra area and in multiple locations following rockets fired from Syria into Israel.

Hezbollah terror group affiliate media reported that any further retaliation by Israel will be met with larger attacks.

Fire exchange ongoing between Israel and Iranian forces in Syria.




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