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‘No fence will stop me,’ woman who crossed to Syria previously wrote on Facebook

Channel 13 shows another picture from the Facebook page of the Israeli woman who crossed into Syria, was returned in a deal brokered by Russia overnight Thursday-Friday, and whose name has not been released for publication.

The Israeli woman who crossed into Syria and was returned in a deal brokered by Russia, in a picture shown by Channel 13 on February 20, 2021 (Channel 13 screenshot)

The Facebook page features numerous photographs and clips of the woman, a 25-year-old from Modiin Illit, out and about in glorious natural surroundings.

“No fence will stop me,” she writes in one post cited by the TV station.

The woman’s crossing into Syria earlier this month was not her first time attempting to cross Israel’s borders. According to Israeli authorities, she had twice tried to enter the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip — once by land and once on a makeshift raft — and once attempted to cross into Jordan. All three times she was captured by either the military or the police.

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