The Syrian army, the National Defense Forces (NDF), Liwa al-Quds (a Palestinian pro-government militia) and Hezbollah have been conducting operations against the Jaish al-Fatah militant operation room (allied with al-Nusra Front) in the northern and central parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo.
In northern Aleppo, the main clashes have been ongoing for the Awijah Neighborhood where the Syrian government forces have taken ctonrol of the buildings of Flin Jeans, Yeast factories, Brewery and the water plant.
Various sources have been reporting that militants are going to withdraw from Awijah since the start of the week. However, the practive has shown that Jaish al-Fatah is set to fight for the area.
In central Aleppo, the Syrian army and Hezbollah are engaging militants in the neighborhoods of Suleiman al-Halabi and Bostan al-Pasha. However, no gains have been reported there. In northerh Aleppo, the Syrian army and the NDF have seized over 10 buildings in the al-Ameria Neighborhood.
Local sources indicate that Jaish al-Fatah and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly al-Nusra Front) are deploying forces in western Aleppo for a fresh attempt to break the siege of militant-controlled areas of the city.
The Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian Air Force bomb the militants’ supply lines linking southwestern Aleppo and the Idlib countryside in order to complicate this move. Over 50 air strikes have been reported in the areas southwest of Aleppo city since yesterday.