Frontline Footage of Aleppo; Syrian Army Gaining more Grounds in Old City

Wed Dec 7, 2016 16:40:52

Syria's state media and "SOHR" an opposition monitoring group confirmed that Syrian troops and their allies have captured more ground in Aleppo's Old City, gaining a new hold in the heart of city.

Alalam - Syria

SANA news agency said that the Syrian forces in the early hours of Wednesday morning established control over two districts north of the ancient Citadel in the heart of the city the Aghiour and Bab Al Hadid neighbourhoods.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights a opposition group says the new gains have choked the rebels, forcing them to pull back to other parts of the Old City.

There was no immediate opposition comment on the loss, which widens government control over the enclave that has been in rebel hands since 2012, AP reports.

On Tuesday before the new gains, Syrian military said it controlled 73 percent of eastern Aleppo, the rebel enclave.

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