The Syrian army has launched a series of attacks against Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) and allied militant groups in the Dayyat Al-Assad area west of the northern city of Aleppo, according to reports in various pro-government sources.
An intense fighting has been reported at the al-Soura checkpoint in the area. According Liwa al-Quds’ Twitter account, government troops have made gains in Dayyat Al-Assad.
Clashes were also reported at at Souq al-Jibs.
Pro-militant sources argue that the “regime offensive” has been repelled by “opposition fighters”. However, this has not been confirmed yet.