IDF confirms rockets fired from Syria; strikes posts in response

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

The Israel Defense Forces confirms rocket were launched at northern Israel from Syria, and says that it is responding with artillery fire at the source of the fire.

The IDF does not immediately elaborate on how many rockets were fired from Syria.

Sirens had sounded in Alma, near the Lebanon border, and in Avnei Eitan, in the Golan Heights, close to the border with Syria.

There are no reports of injuries or damage.

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