Israel hits Syria, kills 4 in reply to missile

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 3:52 a.m.

Friends and relatives of Mohammed Krakra, an Israeli Arab teen, gather around the grave site during his funeral at the northern Israeli Arab village of Arabeh, Israel, Monday, June 23, 2014. Israeli warplanes bombed the Syrian military headquarters and a number of other targets inside Syria, the Israeli military said Monday, in a blistering response to a cross-border attack that killed Krakra the previous day. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

BEIRUT -- The Syrian government said Monday that a series of Israeli airstrikes targeting its troops in retaliation for a deadly cross-border attack killed four people and wounded nine others.

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