Militant groups have deployed a large number of armored vehicles to in the northwestern outskirts of the Aleppo city, a spokesman for the Russian reconciliation center in Syria said on June 9.
“A convoy of armored vehicles arrived yesterday from Hraytan to Tell Nsibin. Militants have strengthened their positions and continue to shell Syrian army units,” the official said.
On June 8, trucks with weapons and munitions, escorted by some 160 Al-Nusra militants, have been seen crossing over from Turkey into Syria in the north of Idlib province. The militants were heading to Aleppo.