The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), supported by the Russian AerospaceForces, has launched military operations in the Aleppo province, liberating the al-Asamat area in the Malah Farms noth of Aleppo City. According to AlMasdarNews, the SAA’s Tiger Forces are the main striking force of the government in the area. Russian warplanes have conducted up to 60 air strikes in the areas near Aleppo City since the start of operations this morning.
The Malah Farms have a strategic importance because a major part of the militant groups’ supply lines to Aleppo City is heading through them.
In turn, pro-militant soruces that any significant changes in the area are expected because major part of SAA offensive attempts have been repelled.
The recent video of clashes in and near Aleppo City provided by members of the so-called “16th Infantry Division” of the Free Syrian Army. The video depicts the retreat of pro-government troops in the area near Aleppo City amid heavy fire from the militants’ side. The precision location is unknown: