At least 17 regime soldiers from the coastal province of Tartus were killed in August, according to pro-regime news feeds.
Most of slain soldiers were killed by the Islamic State and rebels in eastern and southern Syria.
The death toll included 4 army officers, one of them a Major General.
The Alawite-dominated areas are still the main supplier of manpower for Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Over 125,000 pro-regime forces have been killed during seven years of brutal war, according to local monitoring groups.
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