Ya Libnan, Lebanon
June 15 2014
Hezbollah helps Syrian army recapture Kasab near Turkey
Sunday, June 15, 2014 8:13 PM
Syrian government forces backed by Hezbollah recaptured the strategic
town of Kasab, near the only border crossing with Turkey in the
northwestern province of Latakia, according to a report by Tehran
“Units from the army are reestablishing security in the province of
Latakia after killing a large number of terrorists and destroying
their weapons,” Tehran Times quoted Syrian state television as saying.
The Syrian regime has always been referring to the Syrian rebels as
Kasab, a mostly Armenian town, is strategically located near the only
border crossing with Turkey in the mostly Aalawite Latakia province.
Tens of thousands of Hezbollah fighters are actively trying to save
the regime of the embattled president Bashar al Assad despite the
Baabda accord which calls for distancing Lebanon from the Syrian
Twenty-nine fighters of the Iranian backed Shiite Hezbollah militant
group were reportedly killed in Syria’s Rankous between Friday and
Saturday, during clashes with the Free Syrian Army ( FSA), FSA
Commander Abu Omar Alloush was quoted as saying on Saturday.
Rarely a day passes in Lebanon without an announcement about martyrdom
of Hezbollah fighters in Syria.