“The Syrian troops and their allies have been able to cleanse areas near Housing Project 1070 and al-Hikma School of terrorists,” a field source said on Thursday.
He added that after liberation of the two regions, al-Rashedeen district, as the most important gathering centers of terrorists in Southwestern Aleppo, is on the verge of collapse and under the army’s direct fire.
Other sources also reported that the army has started operations to retake control of al-Rashedeen 4 and 5 districts as the air force is heavily pounding the terrorists’ positions in the two regions.
Field sources informed on Wednesday that the Syrian military forces and Hezbollah fighters were making rapid advances against the terrorist groups near Housing Project 1070 and al-Hikmah School.
“Syrian pro-government forces have continued their operation to reinvigorate security in the Western neighborhoods of Aleppo and have beaten back the terrorist groups from more positions near Housing Project 1070 and al-Hikmah School,” the source said.
“After the liberation of Housing Project 1070, the army soldiers stormed militants’ centers Northwest of the complex and engaged in fierce clashes with militants on the hill, Tal Batikh,” the sources said, adding that “the government forces inflicted a heavy death toll on the militants and captured the hill”.
“After seizing al-Hikmah School, army men clashed and killed a number of militants fleeing towards al-Rashedeen district,” the sources said.
The army’s engineering units have defused the bombs and landmines planted in al-Hikmah School and the surrounding neighborhood.