Syria forces kill 120 foreign militants in Aleppo op

Syria forces kill 120 foreign militants in Aleppo op
Sat Apr 12, 2014 22:06:20

In its latest operation in northern Syria, the Syrian army forces have killed 120 armed insurgents in Aleppo’s western district of al-Zahraa that were native of Chechnya, Afghanistan and Turkey.

During the Saturday operation, Syrian military troops took control over the entire al-Zahraa district and destroyed a column of vehicles carrying weapons for the armed insurgents stationed at the Ma’arat al-Artiq in northern Aleppo from Idlib, Al-Alam Syria correspondent reports.

Syrian armed forces further thwarted an infiltration attempt by armed militants in the northern suburbs of Aleppo and killed dozens of members of insurgent groups involved in the intrusion effort.

Additionally, army units eliminated numerous members of the so-called “Jaish al-Islam” terrorist group in the Rancous district of Rif Dimashq Governorate.

Meanwhile, Syrian military operations in chasing armed gangs out of the northern portion of Daria city and al-Mleiha continues.

Government forces have also destroyed huge arms depots of al-Nusra Front insurgents in the al-Atareb district of western Aleppo.

Other media reports from the region have also pointed to intensifying offensives by Syrian army troops against foreign-backed insurgents in the major city of Aleppo as well as other region across the war-torn country.


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