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An Israeli soldier stands on top of a Merkava tank stationed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on July 16, 2013 , after mortar fire from inside war-torn Syria exploded in northern Golan, near the border with Syria earlier in the day causing several wildfires to break out. The apparently stray rounds struck as Syrian rebels and regime forces battled near Quneitra which lies in no-man's land, an AFP correspondent reported. Israel, which remains technically at war with Syria, seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the strategic plateau during the 1967 Six-Day War, which it later annexed in a move never recognised by the international community. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Israeli soldier stands on top of a Merkava tank stationed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on July 16, 2013 , after mortar fire from inside war-torn Syria exploded in northern Golan, near the border with Syria earlier in the day causing several wildfires to break out. The apparently stray rounds struck as Syrian rebels and regime forces battled near Quneitra which lies in no-man's land, an AFP correspondent reported. Israel, which remains technically at war with Syria, seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the strategic plateau during the 1967 Six-Day War, which it later annexed in a move never recognised by the international community. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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July 16, 2013
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An Israeli soldier stands on top of a Merkava tank stationed in the... News Photo 173653779Armed Forces,Army Soldier,Back Lit,Break,Conflict,Day,Exploding,Fire,Fire,Forest Fire,Geographical Border,Golan Heights,Group,Horizontal,Israeli,Merkava,Middle East,Mortar,On Top Of,Silhouette,Standing,Sunset,Syria,Syrian Civil War,Tank,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPAn Israeli soldier stands on top of a Merkava tank stationed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on July 16, 2013 , after mortar fire from inside war-torn Syria exploded in northern Golan, near the border with Syria earlier in the day causing several wildfires to break out. The apparently stray rounds struck as Syrian rebels and regime forces battled near Quneitra which lies in no-man's land, an AFP correspondent reported. Israel, which remains technically at war with Syria, seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the strategic plateau during the 1967 Six-Day War, which it later annexed in a move never recognised by the international community. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)