Syrian insurgents' commander killed in Latakia

Syrian insurgents' commander killed in Latakia
Mon Aug 5, 2013 20:08:58

A top commander of foreign-backed militants in Syria has been shot dead in clashes in Latakia port city neighborhood.

According to Al-Alam news channel, the outlawed Liwa al-Tawhid terrorist group’s leader Ghahtan Haj Mohamed was killed in conflict in Latakia on Monday.

Liwa al-Tawhid Brigade is a unit of the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) and was formed in order to coordinate the battle for Aleppo.

It is composed of three subunits: the Fursan al-Jabal Brigade, the Daret Izza Brigade and the Ahrar al-Shamal Brigade.

In another development, Syrian government forces killed a group of armed foreign-backed militants who planned to infiltrate into Al-Qosour district in Homs, Western Syria.

The army forces also killed armed militants in Jor el-shebahin in Homs and killed a group of terrorists who planned to break into al-Ashrafiyah district.

Fierce clashes are also continuing between Syrian army soldiers and armed militant groups around Aleppo central prison while terrorist groups plan to capture the prison.


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