ALEPPO: more Victories for Syrian Army against Terrorists

ALEPPO: more Victories for Syrian Army against Terrorists
Sat Apr 1, 2017 14:14:34

The Syrian Army troops, backed up by artillery units, managed to push the terrorist groups back from key positions in the Western outskirts of Aleppo city, inflicting major losses on the militants.

The army forces, the National Defense Forces and the al-Quds Brigade engaged in heavy fighting with terrorists and managed to advance against them, capturing new building blocks in the Western direction of Jam'iyat al-Zahra district to the West of Rasol Azam mosque.

The advance was made after artillery strikes devastated militants' defensive positions. The artillery units also provided heavy cover for the advancing Syrian forces.

The latest advance has put the Syrian army forces in a strategically important position close to the al-Lairamoun factories.

In relevant developments on Tuesday, the Syrian Army troops and aircraft launched heavy strikes on the positions and gathering centers of the Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) and other terrorist groups in regions West, North-West and South-West of Aleppo city, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

The army's artillery and missile units pounded heavily the positions of the terrorists in the districts of al-Rashedeen 4 and 5 in the Southwestern outskirts of Aleppo city to the Western direction of the Journalists' Association district, Khan al-Asal settlement, the Research Center area, al-Mansoureh settlement, Western direction of Family House neighborhood, Tal (hill) Showeiheneh, West of Jam'iyat al-Zahra district and Zahrat Abd Rabeh region, inflicting major unspecified number of casualties on the terrorists.

In the meantime, the fighter jets bombed the positions of terrorists in Khan al-Asal, Qabtan al-Jabal (mount), Dar al-Izzah town West of Aleppo city, the towns of Khan Touman, Khalseh, al-Zerbeh in Southern Aleppo and Kafr Hamra and Haraytan towns North-West of Aleppo city.

Military reports said that the army units engaged in heavy fighting with the terrorists West of Jam'iyat al-Zahra district and Journalists' Association, near Khan al-Asal, Tal Soweiheneh and Family House.

The source added that the army intended to cut off the terrorists' lines of movements between Northern and Western Aleppo that were the house to the Al-Nusra and Nouralddeen al-Zinki Movement's strongholds.