VIDEO: Syrian Army Units Capture Strategic Towns, Villages in Eastern Aleppo

Sun Feb 21, 2016 12:15:43

The Syrian army troops, backed by popular forces, continued its advances in the Eastern part of Aleppo province and managed to seize back strategic regions in the area.

The army units are now in full control of several important towns and villages as well as a silo in Eastern Aleppo.

Scores of militants were killed and injured in heavy clashes with the Syrian government forces in Eastern Aleppo.

In a relevant development earlier today, the Syrian army regained control of two more strategic villages in the Eastern part of Aleppo province.

The army units took full control of the villages of Zaalaneh and Um Tarakiya in Eastern Aleppo near the thermal power station.

Scores of militants were killed and wounded and their military grid was also destroyed in heavy clashes with the Syrian army and popular forces.

Also today, the Syrian army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) hit heavily the ISIL centers near Tal Arbash in the Eastern part of Aleppo province and in the surroundings of the villages of al-Qaroutiyeh, al-Zaalaneh and Treidem in the Northern site of the city of al-Safirah, which claimed the lives of tens of the terrorists.

The town of Qabasin in the Northern side of the city of al-Bab North of Aleppo province witnessed the heavy attacks of the Syrian army and the NDF on the ISIL gatherings, which also left several terrorists dead or wounded and destroyed their military vehicles.

Concentration of Takfiri terrorists in the villages of al-Halak, al-Shqeif, Maarat al-Artiq and Yaqed al-Adas in the Northern and Northwestern parts of Aleppo province were stormed by the Syrian government force.

In the meantime, the army struck the militants' centers in al-Barqoum village in the Southwestern part of Aleppo province, which ended in the killing and wounding of many terrorists.

On Friday, the Syrian army troops and popular forces scored more victories against the militant groups in the Northern part of Aleppo province and seized back one more key village.

The Syrian army troops and the National Defense Forces engaged in heavy fighting with the militant groups in Hraytan region and retook full control over the village of Jubb Ghabsheh, FNA reported.

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