The army soldiers engaged in several-hours-long clashes with the ISIL and took full control over the towns of al-Kharabshe and al-Sha’aleh.
The army men also clashed fiercely with ISIL terrorists that had attacked government forces’ positions in Khanasser hills in Southeastern Aleppo from Um Mayal direction, killing and wounding a number of them and repelling their attack.
In relevant developments in the Northern Province on Tuesday, the army troops continued their advances against ISIL terrorists in Eastern Aleppo and approached the positions of the Turkish soldiers and Ankara-backed militants that are fighting the ISIL in the town of al-Bab.
The army soldiers hit heavy strikes at ISIL’s positions near the town of al-Bab and seized control over the towns of Tal Rahl, Um al-Amd, Serbes, al-Hesamiyeh and Deir Hanta in the Eastern territories of Aleppo province on Tuesday.
The army men also advanced against terrorists in the town of al-Sha’aleh.
The army troops have now significantly decreased their distance from the positions of the Turkey-led Euphrates Shield Operation.
Turkey has sustained great loss and casualties in the fight against ISIL in al-Bab and has failed to strike a victory over the terrorist group.