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6 Syrians released from Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat Israel

By Mason White 8:32 AM February 27, 2013
Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat Israel 

By: Ryan Lee Hall
(Scroll down for video) 7 Syrian nationals crossed over into Israel in order to receive medical treatments for their wounds suffered from the bloody civil war. Now, 6 of the seven Syrians were released from the Ziv Medical Center, which is located in Tzfat, Israel, according to press reports in Israel.

By Aryeh Savir

Tazpit News Agency For

The IDF spokesperson announced this morning that following completion of their medical treatment, six of the seven injured Syrians that received medical aid in Israel have been released.

The IDF medical discharge of the Syrians was completed at an undisclosed location for their own safety. They returned to Syria. An additional Syrian who is severely wounded remains hospitalized for further treatment.

Israel admitted the Syrians several weeks ago through the Golan Heights. Israeli officials gave no further details on the casualties’ identities. The seven were wounded during the heavy fighting in Syria.

The wounded men came as Syrian troops bombarded the demilitarized zone near Israel on Saturday, in reprisal for rebel action nearby, according to AFP. They suffered from gun-shot and shrapnel wounds, and were operated on at Ziv hospital in Tsfat.

This was the first time that Syrians had been taken to Israel for medical treatment since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began almost two years ago.

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