Syrian Army Takes Control of Key Highway in Southern Aleppo
Syrian Army soldiers and the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters continued to drive Jeish al-Fatah terrorists out of more key positions in Aleppo city and won back a key highway South of Sheikh Saeed district.
The army men and Hezbollah fighters, who started a fresh phase of attacks in Sheikh Saeed on Tuesday, managed to capture more positions in the Southern part of the district.
Pro-government forces took control of the Housing Company and the key highway that connects Aleppo international airport to al-Ramouseh region.
A field source said earlier today that with the liberation of Sheikh Saeed, the army will be capable of prevailing over terrorists' positions in al-Sukri adjacent to Sheikh Saeed district and will then stretch its advances towards al-Ameriyeh district in order to restore more security to the road from al-Ramouseh to the town of Khanasser in Southeastern Aleppo.
Tens of terrorists, including a notorious commander of Ahrar al-Sham, were killed in a tough battle in Sheikh Saeed district in Southern Aleppo on Tuesday.
Field Commander of Ahrar al-Sham Abu Hareth al-Halabi along with tens of militants from this and other terrorists groups affiliated to Jeish al-Fatah coalition were killed in Sheikh Saeed battlefield, FNA reports.
A field source disclosed that the Syrian army's advance against militants has slowed down as hundreds of militants are now fighting against the government troops in Sheikh Saeed
The army soldiers, the Lebanese Hezbollah and Iraqi al-Nujaba fighters have started a fresh phase of offensives in Sheikh Saeed and already managed to advance to Sheikh Saeed bridge.
Fierce clashes are still underway in Sheikh Saeed.
Before the start of the fresh phase of the operation by army men, the Syrian fighter jets pounded Jeish al-Fatah's positions in the Southern parts of Aleppo over 25 times.
Source: Al Alam