Conflit syrien. Touriste sur le plateau du Golan a la frontiere syrienne
12 September 2018
Golan Hights - Israeli tourists looking at Syria at the Bental mountain lookout
According to reports in Syria, dozens of UN peacekeepers from the Philippines who had been holed up in two military positions in the Syrian Golan escaped io Israel Saturday. The border gates were opened up to let them in.
They had been surrounded by Syrian rebels from the Nusra Front.
Filipino UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights clashed with Syrian rebels Saturday, Defense Minister Voltaire Gazmin said in Manila.
He said in an SMS statement to reporters that the Filipino troops had been "extricated" from one of their two positions but added that another group of Filipino soldiers "is now under attack". *** Local Caption *** Soldat, sculpture, art, armee