ISIL Militants Sustain Heavy Casualties in Syrian Airstrikes near Aleppo
The Syrian Army announced on Saturday that the country’s fighter jets carried out several sorties of air raids on ISIL positions near Tabara al-Sakhana and Tal Maragha areas in Aleppo countryside, inflicting heavy casualties on them.
The army said that scores of the ISIL Takfiri militants were killed or wounded in the Syrian air attacks on their positons.
On Friday, the Syrian Army announced that its troops, backed by Hezbollah fighters and Russian air support, have recaptured two other villages in Southwest Aleppo province, bringing the number of the villages liberated in the last two days to 14.
The army said that the militant groups retreated from al-Huweiz and al-Qarasi after their positions came under attack of the Syrian forces.
Also on Friday, the Army and Hezbollah forces pushed back militant groups from vast areas in the Northern Aleppo province, and recaptured at least three more villages.
Sources said that the Syrian Armed Forces and Lebanese Resistance recaptured Ghayghar, al-Ajoubiyah Farms and Tal Mafless after fierce clashes with the militants of Liwaa Suqour al-Sham and Harakat Nour al-Deen Al-Zinki.
The Syrian army on Thursday won back control over 9 villages in Aleppo.
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.
A few hours later on Thursday the army regained control of al-Ayyubiah village in the Southern countryside of Aleppo.