ALEPPO (Sputnik) – Several vehicles were destroyed by anti-tank missiles near the military colleges. The motorway connecting southern suburbs of Aleppo with the 1070 housing area is permanently under fire.
In the 1070 housing development, a combat between government troops and militants has been lasting for several hours. The parties are using heavy machine guns and mortars. According to Syrian military, dozens of militants have been killed in past hours.
Aleppo has been mired in intense fighting, with the Syrian army and local militia forces having managed to encircle up to 8,000 militants headed by the Jabhat Fatah al Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, outlawed in Russia, in eastern districts of Aleppo.