Syrian government forces have managed to retake two more areas in Aleppo from militant groups as they are continue to advance on the strategic northwestern city.
A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the official SANA news agency that army units wrested full control over a number of buildings in the al-Sakhour neighborhood of Aleppo, located some 355 kilometers north of the capital Damascus, on Thursday after clearing militants in the area.
The source added that the government forces also retook al-Bureij region in northern Aleppo.
Elsewhere in the soutاwestern province of Daraa, Syrian army units and fighters from allied popular defense groups targeted the positions of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, in the Daraa al-Balad district of the provincial capital Dara’a, located about 90 kilometers south of Damascus, as well as al-Naimah village.
Syrian army soldiers and their allies also struck hideouts belonging to Daesh and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham on the outskirts of Shaer and Jazal areas in the central province of Homs, destroying several arms depots and vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns.