17:45 GMT04 August 2020
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    The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said that Jabhat Fatah Al-Sham militants have ousted the Syrian government troops and militia forces from a district at the southern outskirts of the Aleppo city.

    HMEIMIM (Sputnik) — Jabhat Fatah Al-Sham militants, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, have ousted the Syrian government troops and militia forces from a district at the southern outskirts of the Aleppo city, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said in statement Tuesday.

    "As a result of intense fighting, the militants have managed to oust the governmental forces and militia units from the southern outskirts of the Al Shuqayyif district and take under temporary control a 1-km [0.6-mile] section of the Castello Road," the statement reads.

    Nusra Front terrorists launched on Monday a large-scale offensive on Syrian army positions in south-western outskirts of Aleppo City following a massive artillery shelling.

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