Syrian state news: Seven soldiers killed in rebel town

By REUTERS
September 30, 2011 03:20




AMMAN - Seven Syrian soldiers and police were killed in a military operation against "terrorists" in the central town of Rastan, the state news agency said on Friday, in the first official comment on a three-day offensive to recapture the area from army defectors.

"The units responsible have inflicted big losses on the armed terrorist groups," the agency said, quoting a military spokesman. It added that troops and security police "were continuing to chase members of these terrorist groups to restore security and stability to Rastan and its citizens".


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