This tweet was purportedly sent out from the official Israeli Defense Forces account this afternoon:
Needless to say, it got people’s attention:
Many wondered if the IDF’s account had been hacked:
This was indeed the work of the Syrian Electronic Army:
Aside from the tweet getting deleted several times, this was another clue something fishy was going on:
The IDF is looking into it:
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.