Syrian rebels open new frontline in Latakia

Opposition fighters launch major offensive on port city crucial to battle against President Assad.

    Syrian rebels have launched a major offensive on the government stronghold of Latakia.

    The port city is crucial to the rebel's bid to topple President Bashar al-Assad.

    More than 100 people have reportedly been killed in the latest clashes, including government soldiers.

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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