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July 19, 2012 11:34 am

IDF On High Alert Over Syria Turmoil

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IDF soldier participating in a military drill in the Golan Heights, simulating a battle on Israel's northeastern border. Photo: IDF.

JPost – The IDF raised its level of alert on Thursday and off weekend furloughs for officers and soldiers due to concern over the ongoing fighting in Syria.

On Wednesday, a bomb in a Damascus security on Wednesday killed Defense Minister Daoud Rajha, former defense minister and senior military official General Hassan Turkmani and Assad’s brother-in-law Assef Shawkat. Syria’s Interior Minister as well as several other officials were seriously wounded in the attack.

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