The Israeli military said it carried out an air strike inSyria in retaliation for anti-aircraft fire from the war-torn country targetingone of its fighter jets on Monday.
"Earlier today, Syrian anti-aircraft systems fired atan IDF fighter jet during a routine flight in northern Israel," the IsraelDefense Forces said in a statement.
It said the projectile missed and the plane completed itsjourney before "the IDF targeted the launcher that had fired" at thejet.
Earlier, the official SANA news agency reported that anIsraeli missile struck the Syrian province of Quneitra, causing casualties.
"An Israeli missile targeted Tel al-Shaar inQuneitra," the Syrian news agency said, adding a "military vehiclewas targeted and there are wounded".