The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Factions continue their most violent attack ever in the decisive battle at Aleppo and tens of airstrikes target the clashing areas

Aleppo Province:
Violent clashes are still taking place between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them from Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against Fath al-Sham Front and the Islamic Turkestan Party and other the rebel and Islamic factions in several areas in the southern countryside of Aleppo and southwest of Aleppo, the hit-and-run clashes between both parties are concentrated in the areas of the hill of al-Jam’eyyat, the hill of al-Ameriyah, the hill of al-Mahruqat, Missile Battalion, Mutah hill, al-Hikmah school, the first and the second hill of al-Hikmah and the outskirts of the project 1070, it is the most violent attack ever carried out by the factions on the area, the factions managed to advance and control al-Hikmah School and several other points in the clashing areas, the heated clashes were accompanied by tens of airstrikes carried out by warplanes on the clashing areas and on other areas south of Aleppo and in its southern countryside, also due to continued battles; tens of fighters from both parties were killed and injured, including commanders from the factions, also clashes renewed between both parties in the areas of al-Mallah and al-Castello at the northern outskirts of Aleppo, amid targeting by the regime forces using rocket shells and the fire of heavy machineguns at the clashing areas, while shells launched heavily by the factions and landed on areas in Al-Assad Suburb and the neighborhoods of Al-Furqan, Hamdaniya and al-A’azamiyyeh which killed 3 persons including a child in Hamdaniya neighborhood, while the warplanes and helicopters shelled areas in the neighborhoods of Bustan al-Qasr, al-Mashhad, al-Sekkary and al-Ansari in Aleppo city, which killed 10 people including two of the forensic staff in the neighborhoods of al- Ansari and al-Sekkary, and several citizens were injured, also the building of the forensic medicine got out of service, also clashes renewed between the rebel and Islamic factions against the YPG in the northwestern outskirts of Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood north of Aleppo, amid targeting by the factions for areas in Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood which is under the control of the Kurdish units, while it rose to 11, including 3 children and 2 citizen women, the number of people who were killed when shells launched by the rebel and Islamic factions landed on areas in the Hamdaniya neighborhood and the project 1070 south of Aleppo, while more shells launched by the factions fell on areas in the neighborhoods of Hamdaniya, Jam’eyyat al-Zahra’a and, Jamiliyyeh and al-Furqan in Aleppo city, while the power supply was cut off of Aleppo city, due to the factions’ targeting of the main power station in Al-Assad Suburb at the outskirts of Hamdaniya neighborhood in the city of Aleppo, also warplanes targeted areas in the town Huraytan in the northern countryside of Aleppo, and other areas in the towns of Kafrnaha, Orem al-Kubra and Khan al-Asal in the western countryside of Aleppo, no information about casualties so far.