Syria ‘recaptures’ rebel stronghold in Latakia

Latest Update: January 12, 2016 | 393 Views

Damascus: Syria’s army and allied forces “took full control” on Tuesday of the rebel-held town of Salma, in the northwestern province of Latakia, state television reported.

In a breaking news flash, the channel said the army, backed by the pro-government National Defence Forces militia, had also seized hilltops surrounding the town.