Syria: Gov’t Forces Win Street Battles against Terrorists in Eastern Districts of Aleppo
“The defense lines of Fatah al-Sham Front (the newly-formed al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group previously known as the al-Nusra Front) in Bostan al-Pasha and Suleiman al-Halabi have been under heavy attacks by the Syrian government forces,” the sources said.
“The Syrian Armed Forces have captured several more buildings inside Bostan al-Pasha, they are now steadily pushing North,” they added
“In Suleiman al-Halabi, the Syrian Armed Forces launched another assault to recapture the strategic Water Pumping Station that is under Nouralddeen Al-Zinki’s control,” the sources went on to say.
Sources said yesterday that the Syrian Army soldiers and popular forces engaged in tough street battles with Jeish al-Fatah terrorist coalition in the Eastern, Southern and Southwestern districts of Aleppo city, gaining the upper-hand over the militants with the air support of the Syrian and Russian aircraft.
“Syrian government forces stormed Jeish al-Fatah’s positions in Housing Project 1070 near al-Hamdaniyeh district from different flanks to take back strategic positions there,” the source said.
“Russian fighter jets, for their part, pounded Jeish al-Fatah’s defense lines in project 1070 and Jam’iyat al-Mohandeseen neighborhood in the Western part of Aleppo city,” they added.
“The Syrian warplanes also bombed terrorists’ bases near the village of Qabtan al-Jabal in the Western countryside of Aleppo, destroying several vehicles of militants,” the sources went on to say.
“Jeish al-Fatah’s strongholds in the Southern districts of Aleppo in Sheikh Saeed also came under the Syrian air raids,” they said, adding that militants sustained at least 23 casualties in the assault.
“Syrian soldier also clashed with Jeish al-Fatah in Suleiman al-Halabi in the Eastern part of Aleppo city and opened their way into one of the main buildings there,” the sources added.