Terrorists Fleeing Syria’s Lattakia in Hundreds after Army’s Large-Scale Operations
Intelligence sources disclosed on Wednesday that militants are fleeing the coastal province of Lattakia in hundreds to save their lives after sustaining heavy death toll in the recent operations of the Syrian Army and its allies on their positions.
The sources said that the militant groups have not found any safe place to regroup their forces after the Syrian army, popular forces and Hezbollah fighters launched their join massive operations to route out militancy in the costal province.
The sources announced earlier today that the Syrian army alongside the country’s National Defense Forces (NDF) continued pushing back the militant groups in Lattakia province and restored full security to at least five more key regions in the Northern part of the coastal province.
The pro-government forces hit hard the militant groups in Por Abdullah region, Ketf al-Hareek , the fifth and sixth hills and Ketf al-Safeh and forced them to retreat the fighting areas after leaving behind scores of dead members.
On Tuesday, the Syrian army, backed by the NDF fighters, captured a hill and more heights in Lattakia as the army’s march on terrorists’ positions in the coastal province is gathering pace.
The Syrian forces regained control of al-Sheikh Mohammed hill and the 1281 R5 height in the Northeastern countryside of Lattakia.