The Syrian air force in a series of airstrikes killed a large number of non-Syrian Takfiri terrorists in the countryside of Lattakia on Monday, Al-Alam News Network reports.
The Syrian warplanes attacked the gathering centers of the Al-Nusra Front terrorist group in the villages of al-Halwa and al-Roza in Northeastern Lattakia, killing tens of Takfiri terrorists.
Notorious Saudi terrorist Mohammad Faqarati nicknamed Nasser al-Islam was among the foreign terrorists killed in Lattakia.
On Sunday, the Syrian army troops continued their mop-up operations against the foreign-backed Takfiri militants in Lattakia.
The army destroyed a vehicle loaded with ammunition and shells’ depot belonging to the Takfiri terrorists in al-Rihaniya village in the Northern countryside of Lattakia.
Syria has been grappling with a deadly crisis since March 2011. The violence fuelled by Takfiri groups has so far claimed the lives of over 230,000 people, according to reports. New figures show that over 76,000 people, including thousands of children, lost their lives in Syria last year.
Over 3.8 million Syrians have left their country since the beginning of the crisis. According to reports, more than seven million Syrians have become internally displaced.