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>An armed Syrian suspect was shot dead by soldiers Sunday while attempting to cross the border into Israel in the southern Golan Heights with another gunman, the Israel Defense Forces said.

>According to the IDF, soldiers monitoring surveillance cameras spotted the two armed men crossing the so-called Alpha Line — a UN buffer zone separating Israel from Syria — and approaching Israel’s security fence.

>“IDF soldiers were dispatched to the scene and opened fire in accordance with standard operating procedures,” the military said, adding that one of the men was hit.

>The IDF said the suspect was treated by military medics at the scene. According to Hebrew-language media reports, he was declared dead.

>The second suspect apparently fled back to Syria, a military source said. It was unclear if he had also been hit by the gunfire.