"Israel will not accept any attacks on its territory" said Israel's U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor.
The attack in the disputed Shebaa Farms area killed two Israeli troops and wounded seven others
Until now, Israel has denied the deaths and injuries.
Israeli media had earlier reported that at least four Israeli troops had been injured in the Shebaa Farms region, Israeli army recently confirmed that.
Israel's Channel 10, a number of rockets struck Mount Hermon, prompting authorities to close the site to visitors.
Israel said none of its soldiers were captured in the attack.
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Israeli PM Netanyahu cut short his visit to Sderot and was headed to the Defense Ministry headquarters in Tel Aviv.
The assault, which eyewitnesses said left the Gheith shrieking from his bruises, appeared to be unprovoked, according to eyewitnesses.
It is said that in the years since the 2006 Second Lebanon War "strange looking" buildings began appearing across the security fence some 450 meters away.
Strike comes after two rockets from Syria hit Golan Heights which forced Israel to evacuate ski resort.
"People are literally sleeping amongst the rubble, children have died of hypothermia," Gaza director of operations for the UNRWA said in a statement.
Israeli troops guarded the settlers as they forced their way into the site late Monday night and performed Talmudic prayers till dawn, eyewitnesses told.
With Israeli authorities preventing the ministers from meeting in the West Bank, communication could not continue between the Palestinian ministries.
In recent months, there has been a spate of tit-for-tat attacks between Jewish and Arab residents of Israel.
Israel was punishing the Palestinians by withholding tax revenues while profiting by selling them its commodities.
Israel's Housing ministry has allocated $215,000.00 to the expansion of the Efrat settlement in the West Bank.
87 Gazans were permitted to visit family members held in Israel's Nafha prison
Israeli police arrested 5 Arab children for allegedly attacking Jewish youths in Haifa.
The 14-year-old girl was detained by Israeli forces on December 31 of 2014 on her way back home from school in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Palestinian National Commission to Break the Siege NGO said that the new port would be "Gaza's window to the world."