Hundreds of Army Soldiers Arrive in Eastern Part of Syria’s Aleppo City

Hundreds of Army Soldiers Arrive in Eastern Part of Syria’s Aleppo City
Sun Nov 20, 2016 18:12:16

A long convoy of more Syrian Army soldiers has arrived in Aleppo to join the government forces' anti-terrorism operation in the Eastern districts of the city, military sources said Sunday.

"Several hundred soldiers arrived in Aleppo province to join the army men and Liwa al-Quds forces' operation in the neighborhoods of Ba'aeidin, Bostan al-Pasha and Hananou," the sources said.

"Hundreds more of army soldiers are also due to enter Aleppo province in the next few days," another source disclosed.

The source said that army forces are fully ready to enter the Eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, adding, "The army's special forces and commandoes have deployed in positions overlooking the Eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, waiting for their commanders' order to start their operation."

Reports said earlier today that Syrian Army troops continued to advance against Jeish al-Fatah terrorists in districts Northeast of Aleppo city winning more key positions, farms and residential complexes.

Army soldiers made a significant advance against the terrorists near Ba'eidin square Northeast of the city, forcing militants to retreat from their positions in the area.

After taking control of Ba'eidin square, pro-government forces carried out more attacks on Jeish al-Fatah's positions and won back parts of al-Nazarat neighborhood in Northeastern Aleppo city.

Army soldiers, meantime, drove terrorists out of several farms and residential complexes between al-Nazarat and Ba'eidin neighborhoods; FNA reported.

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