The battle for the key town of Kinsibba is under way, as both the Syrian Armed Forces and Jaysh Al-Fateh (Army of Conquest) trade blows in the Latakia Governorate’s northern countryside.

Over the weekend, the jihadist rebels of Jaysh Al-Fateh recaptured Kinsibba and its surrounding hills after launching a counter-attack against the Syrian Armed Forces.

However, on Sunday, the Syrian Marines, alongside the Desert Hawks Brigade and National Defense Forces, conducted another wide-scale assault to retake Kinsibba and all the sites they lost the day prior to this attack.

Initial reports indicated that the Syrian Armed Forces captured the town; however, a military source told Al-Masdar News on Monday morning that intense fighting is still ongoing inside of Kinsibba.

For both parties; this battle taking place inside Kinsibba is the most important firefight taking place in northern Latakia.

Should either side lose the town; it would spell catastrophe for them, as the sheer loss of life and resources will force one party to begin a mass retreat.

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Jon
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Jon

What will they do when it starts raining katyushas again?

djlink18
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djlink18

I dont get why you said that it would begin mass retreat for either side, they dont have the manpower to reverse latakia gain

Kayl
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Kayl

I do not understand why air forces arent cluster falaking the jihadlists?!

George Washington
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George Washington

The terrorists now have small, portable American anti-aircraft missiles called “manpads”.

Syrian Air Force and Russia have lost more than a few jets/helicopters to them recently.

Since these missiles are coming from Turkey (Incirlik air base is where the Americans distribute their “toys”) it is safe to assume the “rebels” along the Turkish border have LOTS of ammo for their manpads and TOWs. For that reason tanks and aircraft are seldom used.

George Washington
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George Washington

I’m basing all that on assumptions and common sense – if anyone out there has better info *please* correct my mistakes.

Sal Reugen
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Sal Reugen

Good luck!

moki
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moki

SAA recaptured kinsibba

Mendozito
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Mendozito

@leithfadel look, even Turkish snakes are “praying” for Syrians after they destroyed Syrians’ lives. https://t.co/UcVtWdtYMu