Syrian forces begin a full-scale Ground Offensive in Eastern Aleppo

Tuesday, 27 September, 2016 - 15:00

The Syrian forces launched a full-scale offensive on the militant-controlled eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city from four different fronts.

The government forces are advancing in the Old Quarter towards the Farafra Neighborhood. Reports also appear that the Syrian army and Hezbollah are advancing from the Aleppo Citadel area towards the Bab Al-Nayrab District, controlled by Fatah Halab.

The operation started after five days of intense air and artillery strikes on the terrorist targets in the besieged areas and after previous gains in the Sheikh Sa’eed Neighborhood.