After yesterday’s withdrawal | Russian forces return to “Kashta’ar” and “Tel Rifaat” bases in Al-Shahba area in northern Aleppo countryside
Aleppo province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
SOHR activists from northern Aleppo countryside have reported that Russian forces returned again to the bases of “Kashta’ar” and “Tel Rifaat” in the area, after withdrawing from them on Tuesday.
According to SOHR sources, a Russian military column arrived today in the Al-Shahba area and repositioned at the military bases “Kashta’ar” and “Tel Rifaat.”
SOHR sources from the northern countryside of Aleppo have reported that a military column of pro-Iranian militias entered, in the early hours of the morning, al-Shahba area north of Aleppo. The column included heavy and medium weapons and military and logistical equipment.
According to sources, these militias entered the area to secure a line of protection for the towns of Nubl and Zahraa, which are inhabited by people of Shiite community. The Iranian entry comes hours after the Russians withdrew from posts in al-Shahba area.