Content of the article JERUSALEM - The Israeli military claims to have destroyed a rocket launcher in Syria in response to two missiles that sank into the Sea of Galilee.
Article content The army stated in a statement issued late on Wednesday that the area surrounding the rocket launcher was targeted by Israeli artillery.
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The rockets appeared to be errant fire resulted from clashes between Syrian government forces and rebel groups on the frontier with Israel.
Article content The military says in a statement that it "will act against any attempt to undermine Israeli sovereignty or the security of its civilians."
Earlier this week this week, the Israeli military shot down an Syrian fighter jet, which it claimed violated Israeli airspace. In response to missiles from Syria, Israel activated its air defense system on Monday.