Fears grow of Israel entering Syria fray

An Israeli tank struck a Syrian army vehicle Monday after a mortar shell landed on Israeli-held territory, the military said.

** FILE ** Israeli tanks in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights overlook the Syrian village of Bariqa on Nov. 12, 2012. The Israeli military says "Syrian mobile artillery" was hit after the Israelis responded to stray mortar fire from its northern neighbor. The incident marked the second straight day that Israel has responded to fire from Syria that does not appear to be aimed at Israeli targets; nonetheless, Israel has promised a tough response if the fire continues. (Associated Press)

** FILE ** Israeli tanks in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights overlook the Syrian village of Bariqa on Nov. 12, 2012. The Israeli military says "Syrian mobile artillery" was hit after the Israelis responded to stray mortar fire from its northern neighbor. The incident marked the second straight day that Israel has responded to fire from Syria that does not appear to be aimed at Israeli targets; nonetheless, Israel has promised a tough response if the fire continues. (Associated Press)

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