Syrian Army, allies gain more territories in Lattakia province

The Syrian Army alongside the country’s National Defense Forces (NDF), backed up by the Russian fighter jets, won two more regions in the Northern part of the coastal province of Lattakia, battlefield sources announced on Friday, Fars News Agency reports.

The sources said that the Syrian army, the NDF fighters and the Russian air force conducted joint anti-terrorist operations near the strategic regions of Rweiset Khandaq and Ketf al-Hamidah and forced the militant groups to retreat forces from the mentioned battlefields after leaving dozens of dead and wounded members.

The pro-government forces are now in full control of the above-mentioned regions.

The Syrian force also inflicted heavy losses on the militant groups on Tuesday, and seized full control over four more strategic villages after hours of fierce clashes with the militants.

The pro-government forces pushed back the militants from the villages of Arafat al-Tahta and Arafat al-Fawqa in the Jub al-Ahmar of the Prophet Jonah Mountains and restored full security to the village and its surroundings.

Meantime, the Syrian army troops and the NDF fighters took back the villages of Raweesat Sheikhou and Katf Al-Salat in the Prophet Jonah Mountains, after killing several militants in their raid.

Field sources said on Thursday, Scores of Takfiri militants fled their positions in Lattakia province as the Syrian forces launched large-scale offensives to capture vast territories.

The Syrian army and its allies began a large-scale offensive on the Takfiri terrorists in Lattakia, and forced tens of militants to flee their positions in the province, sources said.

Syrian warplanes also targeted militants’ positions in Salma and Nubia in Lattakia, killing a large group of Takfiri terrorists and destroying their strongholds, vehicles and weapons.

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