The Syrian army, the National Defense Forces (NDF) and Hezbollah, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, have been advacning against Jabhat Fatah al-Shab (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) and its allies inside the eastern part of Aleppo city.
Today morning, the pro-government forces have entered the Sheikh Sa’eed Neighborhood, advancing along the road leading to the Hajj roundabout. Units of the Syrian army, the NDF and Hezbollah seized a number of building blocks along the road, taking control of this crucial supply line inside the city. According to pro-government sources, the army’s battle tanks and artillery also set fire control of the southern part of Karm ad-Da’da Neighborhood.
If the recently seized areas are secured, the loyalists will be able to re-capture from terrorist the Fuel Depot near Ramouseh and consolidate the recent gains in southwestern Aleppo.