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Taking Syria Back: Army Restores Full Control Over Hama-Aleppo Supply Route

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The Syrian army and allied popular units have restored full security to the remaining section of the strategic Khanasser-Aleppo-Ithriya road in the country’s northern Aleppo province, Iran’s Fars news agency reported.

Also on Thursday, government forces and volunteer troops retook five villages near the town of Khanasser in the north of the province leaving dozens of Daesh militants killed and wounded and their vehicles and military hardware destroyed.

The Syrian Army and its popular allies launched a major operation in February to dislodge militant groups from the surroundings of the government forces’ main supply line from Hama to Aleppo.

Earlier the Syrian armed forces restored full security to eight newly liberated villages in the south of the province.

Meanwhile, the pro-government forces continued their advance towards regions still controlled by the terrorists who have been forced to abandon their positions on the southern plains of Aleppo province.

The Syrian army and allied militia units engaged in a series of fierce clashes with what has remained of the terrorist forces in the newly liberated areas inflicting heavy losses and serious material damage on the enemy.

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  • armor
    Prouder and prouder of the SAA which has now proven itself, Syria you deserve the very best, you deserve to regain your country, and re-establish peace and harmony and prosperity. You've chosen a good Friend who will be there for you, no matter what anybody may think.
    Forward in Faith.
  • klod.infobeez
    Seems that the pace of operations is speeding around Palmyra, too.
  • bluesky
    Good news .With Russian help ,the Syrian forces have taken back control of their country.
    Now the hard work of rebuilding will start and new elections will be held ,undoubtedly confirming the legitimacy of Bashar Al Assad as the leader of the nation.
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