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Syrian Army Liberates Some 45 Square Miles in Latakia Province in Two Days

Sputnik News

22:03 24.01.2016(updated 00:05 25.01.2016)

Syrian Armed Forces supported by popular militias liberated some 120 square kilometers (46 square miles) of the country's northwestern province of Latakia in two days, Syrian army said in a statement on Sunday.

DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – The statement said that a large number of terrorists were destroyed, with others fleeing toward the Syrian border.

'Syrian Arab army in cooperation with militias gained control over 120 kilometers of Latakia province's territory in the last two days,' the statement said.

One of the major terrorist strongholds in the region, located in the town of Rabia. had been mopped up, the statement added.

Sputnik



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