Israel launched a Patriot missile at a drone that almost infiltrated from Syria into Israeli territory over the Golan Heights, according to the IDF.
"As we understand, it was on a reconnaissance mission along the border and the Golan Heights on behalf of Hezbollah", Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus said. Although fighter jets were scrambled, the drone was destroyed using a Patriot missile after it entered the demilitarized zone on the Israel-Syria border.
"A short while ago, the IDF intercepted a UAV that attempted to infiltrate Israeli airspace in the Golan Heights", tweeted Israel Defense Forces (IDF) early Monday. "We will respond to every action very clearly and we will act to prevent any such attempts". IDF is the acronym for the Israeli Defense Forces.
This bay sandwiched these duo of partners got clarified some days ago at what time, around the similar time the Israeli completed a brassy shelling attack on the Syria armed forces office, the American president had proclaimed during a press media meeting about how "we had nearly no to have done in the midst of these Syrians apart from the duty of slaughtering ISIS." as of Israeli Netanyahu's perspective, that is precisely an issue.
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Netanyahu was to address the U.N. General Assembly later on Tuesday, with Iran at the top of his agenda.
Israeli military and political leaders are anxious that as the Syrian civil war appears to be winding down, Iranian and Hezbollah forces will maintain a permanent presence in the neighboring country.
The Israeli leader is a vocal critic of the global nuclear deal with Iran.
In mid-August Israel carried out a test of its Patriot system focusing on the threats posed by UAVs and firing multiple interceptor missiles towards aerial targets over central Israel. He has repeatedly warned that Israel will not accept a military presence by Iran or any of its Shiite allies in the Syrian border area near Israel. "This wealth, which rightly belongs to Iran's people, also goes to shore up Bashar Al Assad's dictatorship, fuel Yemen's civil war, and undermine peace throughout the entire Middle East".