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Israeli tank fire hits Syria: state media

AFP  |  Damascus 

tank shelling hit Monday the southern Syrian province of that borders the occupied Golan Heights, in the war-torn country said.

"The Israeli aggressor has targeted a destroyed hospital in and monitoring stations," the official agency reported.

A military source cited by the agency said the shellfire caused only material damage.

of the of Human Rights war monitor said seven shells struck regime positions in Quneitra, including a surveillance post.

The Britain-based monitoring group said the attack caused casualties, without giving any figures.

The regained control of the southern part of in mid-2018, five years after rebel fighters had overrun it.

seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the from in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the international community.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 05:35 IST
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