In the Jurin district of Latakia, the positions of government forces were subjected to mortar fire, as a result of which a soldier was killed.

This was announced by Rear Admiral Vadim Kulit, The Deputy Head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Conflicting Parties and Control over the Movement of Refugees in Syria, according to Armenpress. 

“As a result of a mortar attack in Latakia province carried out by terrorists from the Herbert El-Arus area on the positions of government forces near the village of Djurin, one Syrian serviceman was killed,” Kulit said.

He also said that terrorists from the Jabrat al-Nusra group carried out eight attacks in the Idlib de-escalation zone. “There were four attacks  in Idlib province and four attacks in Latakia province”  Kulit concluded.