Syrian opposition kills 60 regime soldiers
Battle to southwest of Aleppo city sees Jaish al-Fatah take villages, local sources say
By Halit Suleyman
Sixty Syrian regime soldiers were killed by opposition forces Friday in a battle to take two villages in southwest Aleppo province, local sources said.
The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity due to safety concerns, said Jaish al-Fatah fighters captured another 11 troops as the opposition took villages near the town of Khan Tuman.
Jaish al-Fatah is an umbrella for various fighting groups including Ahrar al-Sham and al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria.
Several factions are fighting around Aleppo and the territory towards the Turkish border as Syria’s five-year civil war shows little sign of easing.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.