Syrian Army Pushes ISIS Back from Northern Aleppo
“The Syrian soldiers and the country’s National Defense Forces (NDF) stormed the ISIS defense lines near the villages of Qarah Kobra and al-Khirbet in the Northern territories of Aleppo province and forces them to retreat from the battlefield after leaving behind scores of dead and wounded members,” the sources said.
The FNA dispatches said Saturday that the Syrian and Russian fighter jets bombed scores of the militant groups’ positions across the Northern province of Aleppo, adding the militants suffered a heavy death toll in the air attacks.
One of the field commanders of the army in the Northern battlefronts told the FNA that the country fighter jets targeted the militant strongholds in Tal Rifat near al-Bab city in the Northern part of Aleppo and Tadif town East of Aleppo, surroundings of Hamidiyeh village East of Kuweires airbase and Deir Hafer in the Eastern part of Aleppo province, which ended in mass destruction of the militant groups’ military vehicles and the killing and wounding of so many of them.
The source further added that one of the senior commanders of al-Shamiyeh Front, Munib Abu Canjou, was badly wounded in gun attack by unidentified attacker near al-Brij region.
“The militant groups’ strongholds in Tal Hadiya near the ICARDA mount in the Southern part of Aleppo province came under massive strike of the Russian warplanes, which claimed the lives of many terrorists,” the commander further told the FNA.
The commander further said that the Syrian fighter jets stormed the terrorist groups’ positions near the towns of Kafr Hamra, Hayan and Bayanoun in the province.
“Also, the Syrian army’s artillery shelled the militant groups’ concentration centers in al-Bab, Deir Hafer and Tadif, ending in destruction of the military sites’ infrastructures,” the sources told the FNA.