The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The rebel battalions advance and break the first fortification towards the regime- held areas in the city of Aleppo

Aleppo Province:

The fighters of Soqor al- Jabal Brigade, Nor al- Din Zinki Movement and al- Huriyyah Islamic Brigade could seize the Scientific Research Center west of Aleppo after violent clashes with the regime forces and allied militiamen leaving more casualties on both sides.


Clashes are still taking place between the factions of the military operation room of Anasar al- Sharia, which consists of Jabhat al- Nusra, Jabhat Ansar al- Din, Mujahedi al- Islam Movement, Ansar al- Khelafah, Ahrar al- Sham Movement, al- Tawhid and al- Jihad Battalion, the First Regiment, Abo Amarah Battalions, Fajr al- Khelafah Battalions, Saraya and Mi’ad, al- Sahaba Battalion, Jund Allah and al- Soltan Morad Brigade, against the regime forces and allied militiamen in the neighborhood of Jam’eyyit al- Zahraa, information reported that the regime forces could retake some points that they lost them before in the neighborhood.


Suspected US led coalition warplanes targeted an IS checkpoint area among the two towns of Ihtimalat and Soran I’zaz and al- Madajen area near IS- held town of Dabeq, information about casualties on IS ranks.


The regime forces launched by several rockets areas in the town of Kafar Hamra in the northwest of Aleppo, no information about victims.


Asayish found in the jungles of the village of Khalil in the countryside of Efrin city a body of a 6-years child murdered by anonymous people after kidnapping him from the village Khalil, the boy had been hanged in the area with no information about the reason of kill. Clashes are taking place between YPG, backed by rebel factions and the coalition airstrikes, and IS in the south of the city of Ayn al- Arab (Kobani) in an attempt by YPG and the factions to advance towards the town of Serrin which is controlled by IS.