Syrian soldiers and their popular allies struck Jeish al-Fatah’s positions in Jam’iyat al-Zahra district and engaged in heavy fighting with militants near Rasoul A’azam Jam’e mosque, al-Maliyeh square and Air Force building.
The militants have reportedly sustained dozens of casualties in the clashes.
Syrian fighter jets played a crucial role in army’s advances against militants in Jam’iyat al-Zahra district.
Military sources said also today that Syrian Army troops repelled ISIL’s attacks on their positions near Kuweires airbase in the Eastern countryside of Aleppo city, leaving several militants dead and several more wounded.
“ISIL once again launched large-scale assault in the Eastern countryside of Aleppo and attacked the positions of government troops from the Northern side of the military airport,” the sources said.
“The Syrian government forces fended off the attacks after a long night of fighting against the ISIL terrorists,” the source said, adding that “the army soldiers killed at least 15 militants while the remaining pockets of them retreated from the battlefield.”