An Iron Dome battery was activated for the first time on the border with Syria, in attempt to intercept a mortar shell which landed in Israeli territory Wednesday evening.

The Israeli army believes the shell was a case of errant fire, probably part of the celebrations of the Syrian election. No damage or casualties were reported.

Syrian media reported Wednesday evening that the Israel Defense Forces targeted two military vehicles near the Syrian city of Qunetra, near the border, but the IDF denied any knowledge of this action. […]