Syrian Forces advance from 4 Directions in Aleppo

Thursday, 11 August, 2016 - 18:00

The Syrian Army, the National Defenes Forces and Hezbolalh, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, is developing counter-offensive in southwestern Aleppo. Pro-government sources argue that the Syrian army has already captured some building blocks in the 1070 Apartment Project and engaged terrorists in the Ramouseh Neighborhood.

"The army units deployed in Southern Aleppo in cooperation with their allies repulsed a massive offensive by the terrorist groups in the morning and inflicted heavy losses on them in a counterattack," a military force said.

"The terrorists lost forces and equipment in the clashes and their armored vehicles, equipped with artillery and machine guns, as well as suicide cars in the clashes," a military source said.
The source added that the army also targeted the gathering centers and reserve forces of Jeish al-Fatah terrorist group with artillery and missile fire near 1070 residential area in Western Aleppo and destroyed their bomb-laden vehicles in the region.
"The explosion of a suicide car led to the destruction of several military vehicles belonging to the terrorists during the clashes," he said.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, about 7,000 heavy armored terrorists have been contentrated southeast of Aleppo city.

Lieutenant General Sergey Rudskoy, chief of the main operations department of the Russian General Staff:

“Terrorists amassed to a unit of some 7,000 fighters, armed with tanks, armored personnel carriers, artillery and trucks with weapons mounted on them.”
“Militants are pulling their troops from the controlled areas in the provinces of Idlib, Homs and Hama.”



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