Israel strikes Syria, killing 3 troops, after finding bombs

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Israeli warplanes struck Iran back targets in Syria overnight after troops uncovered roadside bombs along the frontier and the Golan Heights from Jerusalem. The VCs, Yolanda Nelle and Israeli military spokesman said Fighter jets hit eight targets, including arms depots, military headquarters and surface to air missile batteries. Western intelligence sources suggest Israel has stepped up strikes on Syria this year with Washington's approval in an effort to check Iran's military reach. The Israeli military spokesman said Three explosive devices were found near an Israeli military position in the Golan Heights on Tuesday on that they were planted on Iranian orders. Israel rarely acknowledges or discusses such military operations. With this time, officials appear anxious to publicize the discovery of the bombs and the retaliatory strikes as a message to Iran and its proxy

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