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Battle of al-Haffah
The Battle of al-Haffah was a battle between the Syrian Army and the rebel Free Syrian Army in Latakia Governorate, primarily in the area around the town of Al-Haffah. The battle resulted in ousting of the rebels from Al-Haffah.
The road to al-Haffah, once a town of 24,000 people and popular with tourists, is now empty with most of the people gone. Left are burnt-out cars, bombed buildings, and, according to the United Nations observers, a stench of dead bodies. The UN h...