Syrian Air Force Destroys Terrorists’ Largest Arms Depot in Aleppo
The Syrian fighter jets destroyed Jeish al-Fatah's largest arms and ammunition depot in Aleppo province in heavy airstrikes on Saturday.
The Syrian warplanes were tipped off by the country's intelligence forces about the exact location of the arms depot in Madajen al-Kiyali near the village of Tal Hadieh Southwest of Aleppo and destroyed it completely, an army officer said.
He also pointed out that several terrorists who were inside and near the arm depot were killed in the air raid; FNA reported.
Earlier on Saturday, the Syrian Army troops and fighters of the Lebanese Hezbollah and Iraqi al-Nujaba engaged in fierce clashes with Jeish al-Fatah terrorists in the Southern districts of Aleppo city, capturing more lands from retreating militants.
Pro-government forces stormed terrorists' positions in Sheikh Saeed district, inflicting major casualties on the militants.
The Army soldiers and their allies attacked Jeish al-Fatah's defense lines and pushed the militants back from their positions in the Northwestern flank of Sheikh Saeed, killing or wounding a number of terrorists after hours of clashes.
The government forces also stormed terrorists' centers Southwest of Sheikh Saeed, gaining more ground in this flank.
Army soldiers have now deployed troops at Sheikh Saeed Bridge as heavy fighting is underway in the area now.
Army's missile units have been shelling terrorist positions in al-Rashedeen neighborhood, while other army troops and their allies have been fighting against militants to take back al-Rashedeen 4 and 5. Reports said their artillery attacks has driven a number of terrorists out of al-Rashedeen 4 and 5.
Syrian fighter jets also pounded terrorist centers in al-Rashedeen 4 and 5.
Army soldiers also targeted terrorists' defense lines in Aqareb neighborhood in Southwestern Aleppo.
On Friday, Russian fighter jets pounded a base of Fatah al-Sham Front (previously known as the al-Nusra Front) in the Western countryside of Aleppo, claiming the lives of 53 militants, including their senior commander.
Source: Al Alam