The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Failed infiltration attempt | Nearly 30 regime soldiers killed or wounded in northern Latakia

Reliable sources have informed the Syrian Observatory that opposition factions, Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and other jihadi groups have thwarted an attempt be regime forces to advance into Tal Al-Haddadah area in Jabal Al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia. Regime forces attempted to sneak this dawn into rebel positions, but the factions and HTS ambushed them targeting the group with intensive fire power using rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machineguns. Regime fallback positions also came under rebel bombardment.


The clashes and bombardment lasted for hours leaving great fatalities. SOHR activists have documented the killing of 12 regime soldiers and loyalists, in addition to injuries to over 17 others. Four HTS members and two others of the “National Liberation Front” were also killed.