VIDEO: Syrian Army Units Regain Strategic Town, Hilltop in Aleppo Province

Tue Feb 9, 2016 12:00:50

The Syrian army and the resistance fighters backed by the country's air force regained gull control of a key town and a key hilltop in Aleppo province in fierce clashes with the militants.

The army units won back the Ta'ana strategic town in the Eastern part of Aleppo province as other units took full control over Barlaheen hilltop in the Eastern countryside of the Aleppo city.

Scores of terrorists were killed and injured as the army was purging them from the newly captured areas in Aleppo province.

The Syrian army, popular forces and resistance forces also continued their military gains in other key provinces across Syria, inflicting heavy losses on them.

The Syrian Army and Hezbollah fighters continued their advances in Aleppo province by taking back another key town following fierce clashes with foreign-backed terrorists.

The strategic town of Ta'ana in the Eastern part of Aleppo province came under the Syrian Army's full control on Sunday. It is close to the industrial region of Sheikh Najjar.

Meantime, the Syrian Air Force backed by artillery shelling pounded the military positions of the terrorists in Hayan and Bayanoun towns.

Elsewhere in Aleppo province, the Air Force struck the military position of militants in Hraytan town.

Meantime, the Syrian Army continued to advance towards Tal Rafat in Northern Aleppo.

Also, the Syrian and Russian air forces in a joint operation hit the terrorists' positions in Andan and the surrounding areas of Bashkoy in the Northern parts of Aleppo.

Meantime, scores of terrorists were killed and wounded in fierce clashes with the army in Sin and Rasm al-Alam towns in Eastern Aleppo.

In a relevant development, the Syrian Army and popular forces took full control of a strategic hilltop in the Eastern countryside of Aleppo city.

The Barlaheen hilltop came under the army control after daylong clashes with the terrorists, battlefield reports said, adding that the hilltop was purged of all the terrorists now.

The Syrian air force crushed militants' positions and their gatherings around the town of Bashkoy Northwest of Aleppo province on Sunday.

Military sources said the militants sustained heavy casualties and huge damage on their military grid during the airstrikes.

In a separate round of air assaults over militant-controlled areas in Kefr Hamra in the Northern parts of the province, scores of militants lost their lives.

Syrian army forces also hit the Takfiri militants on the ground, as clashes broke out between pro-government forces and ISIL terrorists around Taebah in the Western parts of Aleppo province. The militants sustained heavy losses and huge damage on their arms and vehicles in the attack, initial army reports said.

Meantime, as the clashes were going on, Syrian Artillery units pounded several sites of the ISIL terrorists and blocked their movements in the region.

Also on Sunday, Syrian warplanes, in surgical attacks over militant-held areas, targeted their positions across the town of Ezaz and destroyed many of their military hardware including dozens of heavy-machine-gun-equipped vehicles in Kafr Hamra, and several ISIL vehicles carrying militants in roads leading to Hayan, Adnan, and, Hraytan.

In a significant development, the Syrian army and popular forces took full control of a strategic hilltop in the Eastern countryside of Aleppo city.

The Barlaheen hilltop came under the army control after daylong clashes with the terrorists, battlefield reports said, adding that the hilltop was purged of all the terrorists.

Meantime, the Syrian army tanks, taking on Takfiri terrorists' lines in Aleppo province, managed to push back the militants further in a strategic town in the province and cut off ISIL's transfer and supply routes in the region, FNA reported.

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