israel treats wounded Syria militants

An israeli security guard stands in the emergency room of Ziv Medical Center in the northern Israeli city of Safed, February 16, 2013.


An israeli hospital is treating the foreign-sponsored militants who have been injured in clashes with Syrian government forces along the Syrian-israeli border fence in the occupied Golan Heights.

From a reported number of seven militants recently admitted to the israeli hospital, one was found in critical condition with shrapnel wounds to his abdomen, four were moderately wounded and two had light wounds. israeli troops took the militants to the Ziv Medical Center in Israel’s northern city of Safed on Saturday, the Jerusalem Post reported.

The anti-Syria militants are being kept under round-the-clock watch in separate rooms in the Israeli hospital, and there are Arabic interpreters who can communicate with them.

A hospital spokesman, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the seven wounded militants are likely to be hospitalized for about a week.

Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011. Many people, including large numbers of security forces, have been killed in the turmoil.  Continue reading