Gov’t Troops Start New Offensive Near Aleppo Int’l Airport
Syrian army men and fighters of Liwa al-Quds stormed ISIL’s strongholds to liberate Sheikh Lotfi region.
The Syrian fighter jets also bombed ISIL’s centers in Sheikh Lotfi region, inflicting major losses on the militants.
After the arrival of fresh units of soldiers, the army will launch the next phase of the assault on ISIL’s position to free more villages and towns in the region.
Meantime, Commander of the Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces Colonel Suheil al-Hassan and a large number of his fighters arrived in Aleppo to join other army units and popular forces in the war against terrorists.
“A long column of military vehicles carrying hundreds of Tiger Forces and missile systems arrived in Aleppo city on Sunday,” the sources said, adding, “Several advanced Russia-made tanks have also accompanied the Tiger Forces.”
“The Tiger Forces and the commandoes of the Desert Hawks Brigade, backed up by Syrian choppers, are due to launch joint offensives in Aleppo in the next few days,” added the sources.