SDF Retakes 4 Villages, 3 Farms from Daesh Control in Northern Aleppo
Battlefield sources have said that the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have managed to Win back seven strategic regions, pushing the ISIL further back from the Northern parts of Aleppo province.
"The SDF is now in control of the villages of Tal Sousan, Kafr Qares, Ma'areh al-Moslemieh and al-Vahshieh in al-Shahba region of Northern Aleppo," a military source said.
The source reiterated that the Syrian Democratic Forces also won back al-Vahshieh farm, Fafin farm and Tal Sousan farm as well as the cement factory and train station in Northern Aleppo.
In the same province, the Syrian Army soldiers and popular forces fended off Jeish al-Fatah's attacks on government forces in the Southwestern and Southern districts of Aleppo city, killing at least 25 and wounding many more on Friday.
Syrian government forces repelled Jeish al-Fatah's offensives on their strongholds in the districts and neighborhoods of Zahiyeh al-Assad, al-Rashedeen 4 and 5, Sowq a-Jebes, Housisng Project 1070, al-Hikmeh School and Jam'iyat al-Sahafi'ein, inflicting at least 25 casualties on the militants.
Syrian artillery and missile units assisted the army soldiers in their defense.
In the meantime, a large number of fresh soldiers joined the army front in Zahiyeh al-Assad.
Army sources said earlier on Friday that Syrian Government forces have been engaged in heavy fighting with Jeish al-Fatah terrorists in at least four neighborhoods in Western Aleppo city, adding militants have thus far suffered a heavy death toll in the clashes.
"Syrian army soldiers and popular forces have inflicted major losses and tens of casualties on Jeish al-Fatah's militants in Jam'iyat al-Zahra district, Scientific Research Center, and neighborhoods of al-Kathar al-Bazar and Family House," the sources said.
"A militant tank and two more explosive-laden cars of the militants also were targeted in the Western districts of Aleppo," they added.
"One more bomb-laden suicide vehicle of the terrorists was targeted and detonated in al-Rashedeen neighborhood in the Southern outskirts of Aleppo city," the sources went on to say.
Source: Al Alam