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Combatants Cut Off: Syrian Army Destroys Daesh Lifelines in Aleppo Province

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Two key supply lines of the terrorist group Daesh have reportedly been cut by the Syrian Army in the northern area of Aleppo Province.

The Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) have managed to cut two main supply lines of Daesh (ISIL/ISIS) militants in northern Aleppo Province, a region which borders Turkey, media reports said.

"The Masqan-Aleppo and Haras-Al-Bab roads used by the ISIL terrorists as two main supplying routes were cut in the attacks of the Syrian fighter jets and the army's artillery units," the Iranian news agency FARS quoted army sources as saying.

Syrian pro-government troops hold positions in the Syrian town of Ain al-Hanash near l-Bab in Aleppo's eastern countryside on January 26, 2015 as regime forces have recaptured the area from Islamist jihadists
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Syrian pro-government troops hold positions in the Syrian town of Ain al-Hanash near l-Bab in Aleppo's eastern countryside on January 26, 2015 as regime forces have recaptured the area from Islamist jihadists

The developments came after the Syrian troops and the NDF reportedly won back another strategic village in Aleppo Province's northern area, killing scores of militants.

Many more terrorists were wounded after the Syrian forces seized back the village of Tal Jabin located about three kilometers from the town of Bashkoy in Aleppo Province.

In a separate development late last week, the Syrian Army continued its offensive against Daesh terrorists in the eastern parts of Aleppo, seizing full control over another strategic height after heavy fighting with the militants.

Also, the army managed to gain control over a spate of Daesh checkpoints based near Aleppo's thermal power plant.

Earlier, the Syrian forces clashed with militant groups in three neighborhoods of the city of Aleppo, in fighting that left dozens of militants killed and wounded.

The sources said that the army attacked "the militant groups' strongholds in the neighborhoods of al-Sheikh Saeed, al-Salihin and Bani Zeid." 

Adding to the Syrian Army's anti-terror effort is Russia's ongoing air campaign, which was launched on September 30, when more than fifty Russian warplanes, including Su-24M, Su-25 and Su-34 jets, commenced precision airstrikes on Daesh and Al-Nusra Front targets in Syria at the behest of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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  • Ann
    GO RUSSIA! GO SYRIA!
  • jemfinch1
    Turkey has become an "exceptional" country much like Israel has been for decades. It can preemptively bomb, invade and occupy the sovereign territory of its neighbors at will. There is no possibility of it paying any real price for blatantly violating international laws, because the United States simply will not allow any such punishment to happen. It and Israel, along with one or two other American allies, are just above the laws all other nations must carefully obey, at the risk of powerful US-led, international response.
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    Close the turk border.EU are stupid they do internal checks but leave the Al-Queda Turk border open.
    www.pravdareport.com/news/russia/01-02-2016/133215-russia_turkey_terrorism-0
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