Friday, October the 7th began with a large-scale advance by the Syrian army and Hezbolalh in the southwestern and central parts of Aleppo city. The pro-government forces targeted members of the Jaish al-Fatah operation room in the 1070 Apartment Project and the Sheikh Sa’eed and Salah al-Din neighborhoods.
In Sheikh Sa’eed, the Syrian army and Hezbollah seized the Sheikh Sa’eed hill from Jaish al-Fatah militants and now is developing this success inside the neighborhood. A high number of air and artillery strikes have been reported in the area.
In Salah al-Din, the Syrian army and Hezbollah captured an important local hilltop, the Khalid Ibn al-Walid Mosque and numerous building blocks in the nearby areas.
Following the liberation of the Suleiman al-Halabi Neighborhood yesterday, the pro-government forces captured the the Shaykh Fares hill and set a fire control of al-Sakhoor roundabout.
In northern Aleppo, the government forces continued operations in the Awijah neigborhood and secured fire control over the quarries southwest of al-Bureij.
The military situation in Awijah looks like this:
Clashes inside the 1070 Apartment Project has not resulted in any gains of the pro-government forces. In general, the situation in this area could be described as a stable tense.
The Syrian government and its allies keep the initiative in the ongoing battle for Aleppo. However, significant riskis for the local population does not allow them to use all their advantage in the fire power in the area.
A general look at the situation in the northern Aleppo area: