Two mortars shells fired from Syria fell in the central Golan Heights Tuesday afternoon.
The projectiles landed in an open area on the Israeli side of the border. There were no reports of injuries or damage. IDF soldiers searched the area.
Hours before, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, and Chief of Staff Benny Gantz visited a Golan Heights IDF base where Syrians injured in the civil war are being treated.
The ongoing conflict in Syria started as largely peaceful protests against Assad in March 2011 but later degenerated into a civil war in which more than 140,000 people have been killed, according to activists.