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Israel returns fire at Syria as a warning

Stray mortar shell draws Jewish nation into fight

Posted: November 12, 2012 at 5:53 a.m.

Israel was drawn into the fighting in neighboring Syria for the first time Sunday, firing warning shots across the border after an errant mortar shell landed near an Israeli military installation in the Golan Heights.

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