Syrian army and allies launch attack south of Aleppo

BEIRUT- The Syrian army and its allies launched a big attack overnight on insurgents south of Aleppo, described as the fiercest government assault in the area since a cessation of hostilities agreement came into effect in February. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based organisation that tracks the war, said air strikes, artillery and rockets were being used in an attack aimed at recovering the town of Telat al-Eis, captured by rebels in recent days. The al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front shot down a Syrian warplane in the area on Tuesday, capturing its pilot.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4788075,00.html

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *