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60 fighters killed in Syria

Published : Thursday, 15 August, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 77

News in briefBEIRUT, Aug 14: Clashes between regime loyalists and insurgents in rebel-held northwest Syria killed 59 combatants on Tuesday, a war monitor said.  
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a jihadist group led by Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate, has since January controlled most of Idlib province as well as parts of neighbouring Hama, Aleppo and Latakia provinces.
Several other armed rebel groups also operate in the region.
Fighting in southern Idlib and rural Latakia on Tuesday claimed the lives of 29 pro-government forces as well as 30 jihadists and allied rebels, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
It came as airstrikes killed six civilians in southern Idlib, including three in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, the Britain-based monitor added.    -AFP



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