Syrian army troops and their popular allies, who launched their offensives against Jeish al-Fatah from the Southern farms of al-Malaah region, have significantly advanced in areas surrounding the al-Shaqif hilltop, took control over al-Shaqif hill and residential apartments near al-Shaqif industrial zone.
SAA also took control over Handarat camp and al-Kandi hospital this week, and gained the upper hand against Jeish al-Fatah in Castello region.
With these advances, the entire region on the Southern side of al-Shaqif and al-Rahbeh up to al-Jandoul square are militarily under the Syrian army control, which helps them to end militancy in Castello region soon.
The SAA soldiers and popular forces inflicted tens of casualties on the terrorists in continued attacks on Jeish al-Fatah positions and captured Um al-Shaqif hill overlooking al-Shaqif factory along the road to the Handarat Palestinian Refugee Camp.
Fierce clashes are also underway between the Syrian government forces and Jeish al-Fatah in Suleiman al-Halabi and Bostan al-Pasha districts in Eastern and Northeastern Aleppo.
The Syrian artillery and missile units continue to shell Jeish al-Fatah’s positions in Suleiman al-Halabi and Bostan al-Pasha districts.