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Fox News alert the Israeli army firing in this Syria for the second time in his many days.
After a Syrian mortar shell lands and an Israeli base in the Golan Heights.
All of this raising serious new fears the Syrian civil war could be spiraling in a wider regional conflict.
Leland -- joins us live from the Golan Heights on the Israeli Syrian border Leland describe the last couple of hours there.
We certainly had one mortar -- and this afternoon and that's when the Israelis responded with what they called a direct it.
Against Syrian artillery sunset right now things have calmed down a little bit that certainly was not the case earlier just about.
A mile and a half behind me is -- of the Syrian villages where that civil war rages on we heard heavy machine gunfire.
And also heavy artillery fire -- -- and that's where you had one of these mortar bombs -- inside Israel that the second time in as many days as it happened the first day the Israelis responded with what they called a warning shot that was missile.
Fired into Syria -- and to date we had what they said was eight direct.
On those Syrian artillery the Israeli military has now moved into high alert status and Greg what they are most worried about at least right now -- things continue to.
Escalade is either -- crisis many people coming across the border from cereal or.
Or some of the Islamic extremists in -- -- that we know work inside Syria.
Bringing weapons into Israel and trying to not an attack across the border Greg well you know this cross border shelling happened in Turkey now this.
In the Israel and the exchange.
How deeply concerned is there a -- this could Leland evolves into a wider conflict.
You're never that far away from a war in the Middle East and this is exactly how war start with this kind of cross border shelling the Israeli so far anything has shown a lot of restraint in the past 44.
48 hours but they say not to mistake that for their sense of resolve they do not want to be brought into this Syrian civil war they say that is something literally happening on the other side of the border there's a lot of mine fields but they say they will protect every inch on this side of the border Greg.
-- -- considered line in the Golan Heights said between Syrian Israel thanks very much.
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