Sources Deny Terrorists' Claims about Advances Against Gov't Forces in Lattakia Syria

Sources Deny Terrorists' Claims about Advances Against Gov't Forces in Lattakia Syria
Sun Jul 17, 2016 15:10:07

Battlefield sources Sunday refuted the terrorists' claims about advancing in Northern Lattakia, and underlined the government forces' full control over the newly-liberated town of Kinsibba.

"The Syrian government forces repelled the offensive of the terrorist groups to recapture Kinsibba, which ended in the killing of at least 120 militants and wounding of many more," the sources said, adding, "Terrorist left behind their military equipment and retreated from the battlefield."

"Kinsibba in under the full control of Syrian government forces," the sources underlined.

On Saturday, the Syrian Army troops, in a large-scale offensive, forced the terrorist groups back from their positions near Kinsibba in Northern Lattakia and took full control over the small but key town.

"The Syrian Desert Hawks forces and navy commandoes attacked on defense lines of the terrorist groups from six fronts in the Southern, Southeastern and Southwestern flanks of Kinsibba," the sources said.

"The Syrian military forces at first liberated the villages of Shillif, Toubal, Ra'as al-Hossein, al-Raqem, Ruweisa al-Kaniseh, Wadi Basour and the entire heights around these villages, then they stormed the positions of terrorists near Kinsibba and captured the town in short-time but tough battle," the sources added.

"The Syrian government forces are now fortifying their positions in the Northern, Northeastern and Northwestern sides of the town," the sources went on to say, adding, "Last night coup in Turkey has decreased Ankara-backed terrorist groups across Northern Syria.", FNA reported.

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