Assad Golan Counterstrike Against Rebels Said Planned for Tonight, IDF Bracing‏

Assad Golan Counterstrike Against Rebels Said Planned for Tonight, IDF Bracing‏

Assad Golan Counterstrike Against Rebels Said Planned for Tonight, IDF Bracing‏ , Algemeiner, Dave Bender, August 28, 2014

Gantz-on-Golan-300x224IDF Chief of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz viewing Syrian fighting on the Golan. Photo: IDF

Senior Israeli military officials are apprehensively watching their Golan Heights border with Syria, and estimate that Assad forces may seek to regain control of the Quneitra Crossing as soon as tonight from rebel fighters in the area, Israel’s Walla News reported Thursday.

Calling the fast-deteriorating situation “worrying,” a senior military official said, “it’s clear to us that the Syrian Army doesn’t want to deteriorate the situation and will be very careful about avoiding ‘spillover’ of the fighting to the Israeli side.

The IDF, “is watching what’s happening on the Syrian side and is prepared for any eventuality,” the source stressed.

IDF Chief of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz and senior officers toured locations along the tense border Thursday…

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