BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:10 P.M.) – The Syrian military’s official death toll from the jihadist offensive in northern Latakia earlier this week was released on Thursday morning.

According to a Syrian military communique, at least 22 soldiers from the army and border guards were killed and a dozen more were wounded during the 36 hour confrontation in the Jabal Turkmen region of northern Latakia.

The communique read that of the 22 soldiers killed during the battle, 5 were from the Latakia Governorate, 3 were from the Damascus Governorate, 4 were from the Hama Governorate, 1 was from the Idlib Governorate, 1 from the Al-Raqqa Governorate, 2 were from the Aleppo Governorate, 3 were from the Tartous Governorate, and 3 were from the Homs Governorate.

The majority these casualties were suffered on Monday evening when the jihadist rebels of the Turkestan Islamic Party launched a surprise attack on Hill 428.

The Turkestan Islamic Party has admitted that they suffered 17 losses of their own; however, the death toll for the other jihadist groups is still unknown.

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The Greek
The Greek
2019-07-11 18:52

Let’s see things as they are and not as we like. We see images with jihadists and we see it as a real army. They have military uniforms, boots, heavy arms, education, money and support from turkey.Later we may see the Jihadists have … spacecraft?But we also see other bad and strange things. When the Syrian army progresses and wins then we have a ceasefire … right away. Turkey is calling for a ceasefire and russia immediately says “yes”.Every day, turkey send jihadists or terrorists or criminals and heavy-weapons trucks but Russia bombards mountains, caves, trees, fields and farmhouses with… Read more »

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Nestor Arapa
2019-07-12 01:55
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Tienes razón, Rusia es manipulado por Turquía o es cómplice, una de las afirmaciones debe ser.

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gustavo
2019-07-11 14:45

SAA is right now SO disappointed. Not offensive at all by SAA, just waiting for any terrorists attack and answer it, and Russia still pleasing Erdogan.

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Nestor Arapa
2019-07-12 01:59

Estas ofensivas son consecuencias de mucho complacer a Erdogan por parte de Rusia.

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RAFIK
2019-07-11 18:57

SAA has become a p***y army in idlib . it has prove that all the victory they achive in other area bcuz this terriost dint have supply route or advantage. But now jihadist have supply route plus Turkey support plus ceasefire gave them advantage to become hardcore fighters. SAA cant gain anything now instead they are losing WA even with Russia fighter jets.But it also prove Russia is worthless in combat. Russia weopeons are also uselsss. SAA will lose this war and jihadist will takeover Damascus soon

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2019-07-12 01:34
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I heard the same logic in Aleppo and Gouta etc.

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hahaha
2019-07-11 15:19

70+ saa dead hahaha f**k you assad

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Long Live Syria
2019-07-11 16:57
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You didn’t mention how many on the Jihadi side who bought the ticket. Jihadis reported significant numbers.

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USA
2019-07-11 17:35

You don’t need to reply to a mentally ill childish behavior laughing over human deaths preaching Allah-Akbar in the same time…

Abu bakr
Abu bakr
2019-07-11 17:47

Tell me, how is that possible to lose when you have 5 superpowers supporting against few guys with ak47s? Please ask Assad that

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Thomas Welschen
2019-07-11 19:45
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a few guys…in Idlib they collected all the jihadists that didn’t survive elsewhere…10 thousands from all over the world…with modern Turkish arms and support until today…they will loose…sooner or later..if they did have some brains they returned to Asia/Africa etc….but don’t have…so many people has to die before they are gone from earth

Abu bakr
Abu bakr
2019-07-11 21:13

Assad have Iran Russia China America and coalition supporting him against few guys, those guys doesn’t even have discover or anything, Assad got it all, so you say Russia and the world can’t stand against Turkey? Loooooool Assad lost more than 400k soldiers so far most of the killed by Islamic State, admit it just you can’t hide the truth the guy Assad is doomed

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Nestor Arapa
2019-07-12 01:58
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Terroristas tiene a todo occidente, al imperio EE.UU., a las Monarquías feudales, incluyendo a Israel este último enemigo de los musulmanes.

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2019-07-12 06:41
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Have you gone to school? Do you know how to count? 400K where do you come up with such astronomical figures? Dont tell me ALA gave you this figure. Your Prophet Mohamed enjoyed the virgins and non virgins what ever opportunity came by while he was alive and your Jihadis don’t seem to understand that even the preacher did not believe in dying what he preached and just had a F king good time until his ripe old age without wasting opportunity in balling a 7/9 y old. Grow Up. This Jihad shhit will have to eventually collapse, Islam will… Read more »

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Assad must stay
2019-07-11 17:49
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Your friend Donald is proud of you.