DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:40 P.M.) – A notorious sniper was killed in northern countryside of Latakia by an ATGM fired by the Syrian Army amid renewing clashes.
The sniper was moving to take his position atop a hill when he was spotted by an Army unit. The ATGM directly hit his barricade; instantly killing the jihadist.
The Syrian forces has recently targeted positions for Nusra terror group in Kabaneh hilltops; killing and injuring scores.
Earlier, troops from the SAA’s elite 4th Armored Division were deployed along the frontlines with Nusra group in northern latakia.
The government forces aim at restoring Kabaneh hilltops which retains a special importance since they overlook the jihadi-held Jisr al-Shughur city; the next target for the Syrian Army.