The Syrian army is trying to dislodge the militants from the last pockets of resistance in Western Aleppo
Syrian government forces on Saturday morning opened fire at militant positions on the outskirts of the neighborhood of Rashidin – the last Outpost of the illegal armed groups in the West of Aleppo, reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the Lebanese channel Al-Mayadeen. The Agency Reuters with reference to human rights activists and representatives of the militia confirms that the extremists knocked out of the quarter of al-Assad, who was captured during the counter-offensive in late October.
According to the Lebanese TV channel, now violent clashes between government forces and members of the armed coalition “Jaish al-Fath” (also includes militants “dzhebhat an-Nusra”, banned in Russia) takes place on the outskirts of the neighborhood of Rashidin. There, according to RIA “Novosti”, located not only for emplacements but also the command posts of “Jaish al-Fatah” and warehouses of the terrorists.
Armed radical bands at the head of the terrorist group “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (banned in Russia) 28 Oct attempted to break the encirclement of the Eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, which blocked a large number of militants. Then extremists managed to capture a large part of the district of al-Assad and to approach close to the same military Academy. Syrian army and militia were able to repel the attack on the Academy and liberated part of the sleeping area.
The Eastern part of the Syrian city of Aleppo, which before the war was the most populous in the country controlled by the terrorist group. The Syrian army is on the offensive trying to take control of this part of the city. From 20 to 22 October in Aleppo acted humanitarian pause. On 23 October, Syrian government forces resumed the offensive South of the city, failing to establish control over the important heights and objects. Latest humanitarian pause was in effect for 10 hours in Aleppo on November 4.