Israel Fires Patriot Missile Against Drone on Syrian Border

July 13, 2018

The Jerusalem Post:

Patriot missile was launched against an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Friday afternoon, according to a statement released by the IDF Spokesperson’s office.

“A short time ago a Patriot missile was launched against a Syrian unmanned aerial vehicle in the buffer zone. The drone was apparently hit,” the statement said.

“The IDF¬†will continue to act against any attempts to violate the terms of the 1974 disengagement agreement. The IDF will not allow any violation of Israeli sovereignty and will act against any attempt to harm its citizens,” the statement continued.

Eyewitnesses in the northern city of Safed reported seeing the missile’s contrails in the sky at the time of the launch, The Jerusalem Post‘s sister publication Maariv reported.

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