The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Russian soldiers are participating in the clashes at the northern countryside of Latakia within the Operations Room of Latakia Battels

Latakia Province:
Violent clashes are still taking place in Jabal al-Turkman and the outskirts of Jabal al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia between Regime Forces Operations Room which is supervised by Russian officers and include Russian soldiers, Hezbollah and regime forces supported by NDF and the Al-Baath battalions and gunmen loyal to them from Syrian, Arab and Asian nationalities against The First Sahiliya Division, Ansar al-Sham, the Second Sahiliya Division, Jabhat Al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Levant), The Islamic Turkestan Party and the rebel and Islamic factions, in conjunction with continued heavy bombing by the regime forces and the Syrian and Russian warplanes on areas in the mountains, and information about casualties in both sides.