Suspect refuses to heed troops' calls to stop, sustains injury in knee and evacuated to Syrian hospital-
An IDF force opened fire on Saturday at a Syrian citizen who approached the Israel-Syria border and attempted to cut the fence. The man was injured in the incident and evacuated to a Syrian hospital.
IDF forces on routine activity in the area identified a man approaching the Israeli border. They ordered him to stop and when he failed to heed their calls, they opened fire in his direction.
The Northern Command launched a probe into the incident.
According to an initial investigation, the incident occurred at 3:20pm, after soldiers from the 401 brigade spotted the suspect approaching the border fence in the southern Golan Heights.
After the suspect failed to heed to the soldiers' calls, they fired warning shots in the air and eventually fired a single shot toward his lower bod
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