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Syrian Air Force Resumes Intensive Strikes on Terrorists in Southern Aleppo

Sputnik News

14:43 09.08.2016

The Syrian Air Force on Tuesday resumed heavy bombardment of terrorist positions in the Ramuse district of southern Aleppo.

ALEPPO (Sputnik) – Pillars of smoke can be seen on the outskirts of the district near a cement plant and on the grounds of logistics and artillery schools. Syrian army snipers are firing on rebels as they try to leave the occupied buildings. Small arms and heavy machine guns fire can be heard to the west of Ramuse.

The main entrance to Aleppo on the south side is still closed as terrorists continue shelling it with mortars.

The terrorist positions in the northern part of Aleppo have been encircled by the Syrian army with fighting continuing in southwestern districts of the city where the Syrian Army has repelled several militant attacks over the past 10 days, killing more than 2,000 terrorists.

Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011, with government forces loyal to President Bashar Assad fighting numerous opposition factions and extremist groups. On February 27, a US-Russia brokered ceasefire came into force in Syria. Terrorist groups, which maintain a heavy presence in Aleppo, are not part of the deal.

Sputnik



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