The Syrian Armed Forces and the Iraqi al-Nujaba fighters stormed the terrorist groups’ concentration centers in the Northwestern side of Sheih Saeed district near al-Rashedeen, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists of Jeish al-Fatah.
“Fierce clashes are now underway in Sheikh Saeed, and the pro-government forces are resolved to capture this important district,” an army commander said.
In relevant developments in the Northern city on Thursday, the Syrian Army and Hezbollah forces started moving forward to capture a strategic area Southwest of Aleppo city.
The Syrian government troops and resistance forces began their fresh operation in Aqrab district Southwest of the city.
The terrorists’ defense lines in Aqrab district came under the Syrian army and resistance forces’ artillery and rocket shelling before raiding the district.
According to a battlefield source, the Syrian Army was attempting to take full control of the Aqrab area as a significant number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were placed in the region.
“The Syrian bombers have also launched several airstrikes Southwest of Aleppo city,” a military source said, adding, “The Aqrab military operation is a prelude to the upcoming offensive of the Syrian Army that will start soon.”