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Syria army retakes Aleppo, continues mop-up ops

alalam_635401667749616053_25f_4x3-300x173The Syrian army forces have retaken full control of the industrial city in Aleppo province, continuing clearing operations in different provinces of the war-torn country.
The national military also took control over Sheikh Najjar neighborhood and Ma’badiya region in northern and eastern Aleppo respectively, amid huge collapse emerged within the militants’ ranks.
In the meantime, state-run SANA news agency reported that Syrian army units continued operations against terrorist groups on Friday, razing their dens in several areas and foiling their attack attempts in others.
In rural areas of Homs province, units of the army forces killed and injured many members of terrorist groups in the areas of Kafrlaha, al-Serhaniyeh, Khirbet al-Tahta, Wadi Mira, al-Breij, Um Sharshouh. The terrorists’ weapons and equipment were also destroyed.
Meanwhile, other army units thwarted an attempt by a terrorist group to attack Jabourin village, leaving its members dead and wounded.
The army units also targeted terrorists’ dens in al-Kahef valley in the southern countryside of al-Qseir in Homs countryside, eliminating many of them, in addition to destroying their equipment.
In Daraa province, the army forces killed and injured a number of terrorists in Jbaib and Om Walad towns in the eastern countryside of the city, destroying a lot of terrorists’ dens in the towns of Jasim, Da’el and Enkhil in Daraa countryside.
The army units targeted terrorists’ dens and gatherings in mountainous regions of the Idlib province, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
In rural Latakia, the military forces killed and injured a number of terrorists in Ein Samour Village in the northern countryside of the city, demolishing a car loaded with ammunition and explosive devices.
Syria has been gripped by deadly violence since March 2011. Over 160,000 people have reportedly been killed and millions displaced due to the violence fueled by foreign-backed militants.

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