Syrian Forces, Hezbollah Recapture Ahad Mountains at Aleppo-Hama Border
The Syrian army alongside the National Defense Forces (NDF) and Hezbollah fighters launched a joint massive operation against the militant groups’ positions in the Southern territories of Aleppo province bordering the Northeastern parts of Hama province, the sources said.
The government forces’ heavy attacks forced the militants to retreat from the fighting area.
The strategic Ahad mountains are now under full control of the Syrian army troops.
The militants, meantime, suffered heavy death toll in the Ahad operation.
Simultaneous with the advances on the ground, the Syrian and Russian fighter jets carried out many sorties and hit the militants’ defense lines hard.
Battlefield sources informed earlier today that most militant positions, mainly those of ISIL, have come under large-scale operations of the Syrian army, popular forces and Hezbollah in Northeast, East and Southeast Aleppo.
The Syrian army destroyed terrorists’ positions in the Northeastern parts of Aleppo countryside, and killed a large number of Takfiri terrorists there.
The army razed to the ground the terrorists’ strongholds in Hreitan, al-Shamir and Talat al-Shawaya in Northeastern Aleppo.
Tens of Takfiri terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured in heavy clashes with the army.
Also on Monday, Battlefield sources announced that most of the militant positions, mainly those of ISIL, have come under large-scale operations of the Syrian army, popular forces and Hezbollah in the Eastern and Southeastern sides of Aleppo.
The terrorist positions in al-Hader, Kifr Halab, Khalsah, Sheikh Ahmad, al-Muqbila, al-Muflisa and Deir Hafer have massively been stormed by the Syrian army, Hezbollah fighters and National Defense Forces (NDF), the sources said.
They further added that there have been reports over mass destruction of the militants’ positions and their heavy casualties as a result of the government forces operations in the abovementioned locations.
The militants’ centers in East and Southeast of Aleppo city were heavily targeted by the Syrian and Russian fighter bombers before the government forces’ ground operation.
The Syrian army liberated 13 towns and villages in Aleppo province on Saturday and Sunday.