Image: smoke after the impact captured by the surveillance cameras of the resort
On Saturday, June 1, shortly after 8:00 pm, two rockets were launched from Syria against the Golan Heights. One of them landed on Israeli territory, damaging one of the cables of a mechanical lift of the ski resort of Mount Hermon, which fortunately was’t in use. The resort published last Sunday a video filmed with its security cameras that shows the moment of the collisions and the subsequent smoke.
The tension between Iran and Israel, with Syria in between, continues to rise. This time, the stage has been Mount Hermon, located on the border between Israel, Lebanon and Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon Mountains. The rockets were launched against the Golan Heights, a Syrian territory that was occupied by Israel in 1967. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were quick to respond with several attacks, in which there were wounded and fatalities reported.
The cable of the ski lift of Mount Hermon was hit and damaged, but fortunately there were no victims and nobody was wounded. The cameras of the resort captured the moment of the impacts, which was shared online on Sunday by the resort.
This resort is considered the most dangerous in the world due to its location, in the middle of a war zone. In fact, this is the second time that Mount Hermon has been attacked this year. In January, a surface-to-surface missile was launched against the area during the high season, when it was full of skiers. Fortunately, it only flew over the resort and, despite causing its closure that day, there were no victims or injured people. The resort reopened its doors days later.
Video: missile launched in January