The convoy shelled on Saturday was led by a Syrian army military vehicle, and consisted of several cars occupied by civilians, including one with Russian TV journalists.
The shelling started when the cars were about 5 kilometers away from their destination – ‘Checkpoint Charlie’ – the only crossing between Syria and the Golan Heights, disputed territory claimed by both Syria and Israel.
Syria can't rid itself of the NATO killers because that would be a breach of 'international agreements' but Israel can flagrantly breach the same 'international agreements'
I have mentioned this issue on a number of previous occasions at the blog
Israel acquiring yet more land, while the UN pretends to be anything but a tool of NATO/Israel.
And despite the spin in the above linked piece the Golan barrier was being constructed long before the battles of Syria. Syria complained to the UN and that fell of deaf ears. Of course
The letter was sent to the secretary-general on August 8/2011 The Syrian ambassador wrote that the Israeli government was trying to separate the Syrian-Druze population of the Golan Heights from their Syrian motherland. "As instructed by my government, I wish to relay to you a complaint that the Israeli occupation authorities have begun the construction of a racist separation fence on the occupied Syrian Golan," the Syrian diplomat wrote.Which tells us Israel had planned this fence well over two years ago...
This is also related : Golan Heights: Just another iron in the fire
And if you missed this from Thursday Syrian Army takes Golan Crossing: Media obfuscates Israeli role as safe haven