The Syrian Army and Kurdish YPG units are advancing to the strategic Castello Road.
Following setting the fire control of the road, the Syrian Army units have seized Al Jurf Al Sagheer, north of it. This position allows pro-government forces to strengtheng the fire control of the area. Now, the Syrian Army is deployed in about 400 meters from the strategic road.
The Syrian army is destroying a vehicle belonging to militants on the Castello Road, using an ATGM Kornet:
— Hamosh (@Hamosh84) July 8, 2016
Meanwhile the Kurdish YPG are engaging militants in Youth Housing Complex. Pro-opposition sources argue that the Kurdish advance have been repelled. However, this has not been confirmed independently yet.