Syrian Bombers Hit Militants in Khan Touman as Aleppo Battle Enters Sensitive Stage
The Syrian warplanes carried out combat flights over terrorists’ positions in the strategic town of Khan Touman and surronding areas in Aleppo province, inflicting major loss and casualties on the terrorists.
The air raids killed and wounded scores of militants and also demolished several military vehicles which were equipped with heavy machine guns.
The latest reports from Syria indicats that the country’s army and popular forces, backed by Syrian and Russian Air Force, continue advances in Aleppo province, forcing the terrorist groups to push back from several strategic territories, military bases and vital supply routes.
The Syrian Army Command Center has called on civilians to leave militant-held districts of Aleppo as soon as possible, vowing to launch a large-scale operation in the Eastern neighborhoods of the city to route out militancy.
The Syrian Army Commander Center in Aleppo said the government forces are getting ready to launch a large-scale operation in the Eastern districts of Aleppo, urging the remaining civilians near terrorist centers to move to safer districts or regions.
Meantime, Syrian army planes, for their parts, have dropped thousand of surrender-now leaflets over the terrorist-held districts in Aleppo.
The General Staff of Syria’s Armed Forces said on Sunday that the recent advances of the Syrian army and popular forces in Aleppo caused scores of terrorist groups’ commanders and religious leaders to leave the militants alone in the battlefield and move to Turkey with a large amount of stolen funds.
“Religious and military leaders of Jeish al-Fatah coalition are fleeing the battlefields in Aleppo. It is a long time that they have been trapped in Aleppo districts. They are hopeless. They are fleeing to Turkey with the money they received from the backers of the terrorist groups and the money they took by force from civilians in Aleppo,” the General Staff the Syrian Armed Forces said.
In the meantime, one of the commanders of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), in an audio file, disclosed that a number of commanders of the terrorist groups have left their forces alone and have Escaped to Turkey.
“You commanders, who stole a large amount of people’s money and fled the battlefields, you have been trading the Syrian people’s blood,” the audio file said, adding, “Where are the religious leaders of the militants fleeing now, those who once claimed they were close to the God.”
Syria has been mired in bloody war since March 2011, with government forces loyal to Syrian President fighting numerous terrorist groups.