BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a large-scale counter-offensive in the Golan Heights last night, targeting the jihadist rebel defenses at Al-Hamidiyah and Al-Samdaniyah Al-Gharbiyah.
Launching their assault from Al-Samdaniyah Al-Sharqiyah and Al-Ba’ath City, the Syrian Arab Army managed to recapture all of the points they lost to the jihadist rebels over the last six days, while also advancing west towards new areas that weren’t under their control.
However, in the middle of this attack, the Syrian Arab Army found themselves under by an Israeli warplane at the Al-Samdaniyah Al-Sharqiyah axis, forcing them to abandon their advance in order to avoid an increase in casualties.
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) spokesperson claimed their airstrike was in response to a random mortar shell that landed inside their occupied territory in the Golan Heights – Syrian Army denies responsibility.
The Israeli airstrike on Wednesday night marked the fourth time in six days that their warplanes have attacked the Syrian Arab Army in the Golan Heights – not a single attack targeted the jihadist rebels.