Damascus has repeatedly accused the so-called “rebel groups,” such as Syria’s al-Qaeda branch, al-Nusra Front, who are active in the southern Quneitra countryside, of working hand in glove with Israel from which they receive logistic support.
Israeli Occupation Forces transported Monday three wounded militants from Syria to its hospitals in Israeli-occupied territories of Palestine, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
Israeli TV Channel 2 said on its website that “two wounded militants” were transported from Syria to Nahariya Hospital in Galilee, northern Occupied Palestine, while another one was transported to Poriya Hospital in Israel’s Tiberias.
The channel’s website also indicated that “more than 449 wounded Syrian rebels” have received medical treatment at Nahariya Hospital.
Damascus has repeatedly accused the so-called “rebel groups,” such Syria’s al-Qaeda branch, al-Nusra Front, who are active in the southern Quneitra countryside, of working hand in glove with Israel from which they receive logistic support.
Last month, SANA, quoting Israeli media, reported that Israeli forces transported “two wounded terrorists” on November 19 from Syria’s Quneitra, close to the Golan Heights and Jordan, to an Israeli hospital for medical treatment.
Israeli website Walla said that “the Israeli army transported two wounded people from Syria” and “they were admitted to the Nahariya hospital Wednesday morning.”
Last February, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a field hospital in the annexed Golan Heights for wounded Syrian rebels.
Israel seized 1,200 square kilometers (460 square miles) of the Golan Heights during the Six-Day War of 1967, then annexed it in 1981 in a move never recognized by the international community.
Netanyahu’s visit was much appreciated by many Syrian opposition leaders including Mohammed Badie, who said from Istanbul that he and his friends “would like to thank Netanyahu for his public support for wounded Syrian rebels.”
In October, an exposé by Israeli political commentator Ehud Yaari confirmed an existing relationship between the two sides.
The Israeli writer also spoke about an “undeclared truce” between Israel and Nusra, which so far have not engaged in any clashes with the Israeli army.