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    Syrian Army Repels Large-Scale Militant Attack in Aleppo

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    Army commander said that Syrian armed forces repelled a large-scale militant attack near the northern city of Aleppo’s historic citadel.

    DAMASCUS (Sputnik) The Syrian armed forces repelled a large-scale militant attack near the northern city of Aleppo’s historic citadel, a Syrian army commander told Sputnik on Monday.

    “As a result of clashes between the Syrian army and the militants, in which light and heavy machine guns were used, a number of fighters have been killed and wounded,” the commander said.

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