The Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian Air Force have intensified air strikes on terrorist targets at the strategic area of Aleppo city amid the ongoing offensive operations of the Syrian army, the National Defense Forces (NDF), Hezbolalh and Liwa al-Quds there.
Loca sources indicate that since September 30, Russian and Syrian wraplanes have delivered up to 140 air strikes, pounding military equipment and manpower belonging to Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) and its allied militant groups. The air strikes reportedly killed some 37 militants, destroyed 6 vehicles equipped with machine guns, 2 battle tanks and 1 infightry fighting vehicle. An amunition depot, belonging to Fatah al-Sham was also destroyed in the Bustan al Basha neighborhood in eastern Aleppo.
Meanwhile, intense clashes have continued in Suleiman al-Halabi and Bustan al-Basha in Aleppo city where the pro-government forces are advancing on militant groups. The army and its allies have reportedly taken contol of the al-Shuqayf hill, 16 building blocks and set fire control of the Armament Base, Shuqayf Industrial and Jandoul.
There are no information about militant casualties in these clashes. In turn, pro-militant sources report that few dozens Syrian army soldiers have been killed since yesterday,