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March 21, 2013 2:18 am

Syrian Government, Opposition Forces Clash Near Golan Heights

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A view of Syria from the Israeli side of the border. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – Syrian government and opposition forces clashed near the border with Israel throughout Wednesday, with casualties reported on both sides by local activists.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a London-based organization, reported early Wednesday afternoon that regime forces had bombarded the town of Jubata Al-Khashab, just across the armistice line from the Israeli Druze towns of Mas’ade and Buq’ata, with no casualties. Five miles southwest of there, clashes flared between regime and opposition forces in the villages of Khan Arnabeh and Ofanya, with the Observatory reporting “losses on both sides.”

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