IDF Shuts Mount Hermon Ski Slopes Due To Rising Tensions At The Syrian Border


The Israeli army said it would not allow visitors onto the popular Mount Hermon ski resort in the northern Golan Heights Monday, amid concerns a cross-border conflagration could intensify.

The move came a day after Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system intercepted a Syrian surface to surface missile shot at Israel, while skiers slalomed down the slopes of the mountain nearby.

“Given the situation, it has been decided that the Hermon site will not open to visitors Monday,” the army said in a statement early Monday morning.


Read more at Times of Israel.





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