The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Regime forces advance again in Deir Hafer and violent clashes at the western outskirts of Aleppo city

Aleppo province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
The clashes renewed between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the rebel and Islamic factions in places at the areas of al-Rashedin the 4th and the 5th and the vicinity of Shwihna area, the clashes accompanied by intense shelling by the regime forces on the clash areas, also the regime forces shelled this morning areas in the southern and western countryside of Aleppo, while the warplanes carried out after midnight yesterday intense raids on areas at Aleppo’s countryside, where they targeted places in the villages and towns of Kafr Halab, Darat Azza, Khan al-Asal, Qebtan al-Jabal, Sheikh Suleiman and Qasimiyah in the western countryside of Aleppo, and other places in Khan Tuman town in the southern country of Aleppo, no information about casualties, while 4 fighters of the Syria Democratic Forces were killed earlier and documented, also 15 prisoners and detainees were released in the northern countryside of Aleppo, they were detained in the Syria Democratic Forces’ controlled areas, and that after the mediation of prominent and notables  in the area.

And in another context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the regime forces were able to achieve a new advancement in the countryside of Deir Hafer in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, where the clashes continued between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against members of the “Islamic State” organization, which led to the control of the first mentioned of the villages of Rasm Jbisi, Tal Abu Maqbara and Jfirat Ghazal, extending their control in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, after their advance yesterday and controlling the village of Um Tina in the area.