By Levent Tok, Mohamad Misto, Halit Suleyman
Syrian army and Iran-backed militias captured Sunday five opposition-held districts in
Ahmet Karaali, a spokesman for the Ahrar al-Sham opposition group, said opposition forces withdrew from the districts in east Aleppo after three days of fighting against Iran-backed militias.
Thousands of civilians fled to the interior of the city during the withdrawal, he added.
While noting that clashes were still ongoing in the eastern al-
If regime forces capture al-
The PYD/PKK also carried out attacks in the region, pro-opposition civil defense official Ibrahim
More than 508 civilians have been killed and 1,871 others injured since mid-November in regime attacks on Aleppo – once the second largest city in Syria.
In the last 10 days, all hospitals and medical facilities have halted operations because of attacks. School activities have also been disrupted.
Syria has been locked in a devastating civil war since early
Since then, hundreds of thousands of people are believed to have been killed and millions more displaced by the conflict.