A Syrian Army T-72 battle tank survived an anti-tank guided missile strike on a contact line between government forces and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (Jabhat al-Nusra) in northern Lattakia. The crew members also survived the attack receiving slight injures.
Recently, tensions increased in the area of Kbanah in northern Lattakia. Pro-government sources claim that the Syrian Army is taking offensive actions in the area in order to put an end to ceasefire violations by militants. Pro-militant sources claim that the army attack them in the framework of the wider plan to push them out of the area.