Syrian Forces Capture 8 Villages in Aleppo, Kill Senior Terrorist Commander
The Syrian army and popular defense forces, backed by Russian warplanes, freed vast areas in Aleppo Province from the control of the Takfiri militants, killed a senior terrorist commander and took a wide stride towards the strategic Kuweires military airbase.
The Syrian forces regained control of al-Safira village in the Southern countryside of Aleppo in the early hours of Thursday, killing dozens of terrorists, including their senior field commander Uwais al-Qoqazi.
Later, the army also won back the villages of Balas, Jouret al-Hajjash, Rasm al-Skeikh Qiqan, Deir Salibah, Kafer Obeid, al-Halabiah and Teir al-Ward.
On Wednesday, the Syrian Army alongside the country’s National Defense Forces stormed militant-held areas near Aleppo and pushed the terrorists back from parts of al-Zahra area, military officials announced.
The sources said that al-Zahra area in the Northern Aleppo province was the scene of heavy clashes between the Syrian government and national forces and the militant groups, which resulted in the recapture of several buildings in al-Zahra.