Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces Arrive in Aleppo

Syrian Army's Tiger Forces Arrive in Aleppo

    (FNA)- Commander of the Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces Colonel Suheil al-Hassan and a large number of his fighters are now in Aleppo to join other army units and popular forces in the war against Jeish al-Fatah terrorists, military sources disclosed Monday.

“A long column of military vehicles carrying hundreds of Tiger Forces and missile systems arrived in Aleppo city on Sunday,” the sources said, adding, “Several advanced Russia-made tanks have also accompanied the Tiger Forces.”

“The Tiger Forces and the commandoes of the Desert Hawks Brigade, backed up by Syrian choppers, are due to launch joint offensives in Aleppo in the next few days,” added the sources.

Military sources disclosed on Sunday that the Syrian Army dispatched a large number of missile launchpads to Aleppo city to destroy Jeish al-Fatah’s bomb-laden suicide vehicles. “After intensified attacks by Jeish al-Fatah terrorists under its Great Epic Operation on government-held districts of Aleppo city, Damascus has sent a large number of forces and military equipment, including missile units with highly experienced crew, to the Northern city,” army sources said.

“The fresh forces will deploy to the districts of Jam’iyat al-Zahra and Zahiyeh al-Assad and along the road to Menyan to reinvigorate the army defense lines,” they added.

Military sources also informed on Sunday that the Syrian Army would send more troops to Aleppo province to strengthen its forces’ defense and combat capabilities in the war against Jeish al-Fatah terrorists.

“Jeish al-Fatah has announced that more militants are to join the third phase of the Great Epic Operation to save their trapped comrades in the Eastern districts of Aleppo,” the source said, adding, “The Syrian Army, for its part, has announced its readiness to send a large number of fresh forces, deployed in other provinces, to Aleppo.”

“Colonel Suheil al-Hassan also arrived in Aleppo on Saturday to find out how many fresh soldiers should be sent to Aleppo to end militancy there,” the sources went on to say.