Militants “Islamic state” managed to cut the “road of life” – the only way to supply the Syrian troops in the second largest city in the country Aleppo. Assad’s army, reportedly, is already preparing a counterattack. Meanwhile, with the support of the Russian aviation the army continues to liberate the Eastern parts of Aleppo province.
“Under enemy fire about 10 miles of the road leading to Aleppo. The speed of light.”
“The night fighters attacked the checkpoints of the Syrian army near the city of Hanaseru. Fierce battles with terrorists are still ongoing. Under enemy fire about 10 miles of the road leading to Aleppo. The traffic is blocked”, – said the Agency interlocutor.
According to a source, the attack was from several sides. The main strike force of fighters attacked from Northern side of the city of Hanaseru. Bypass road is the only way to supply the Syrian troops in Aleppo, as well as the “road of life” on which the city of Aleppo supplied with food, fuel and other necessary things.
Aleppo cutting off the supply route that the militants hope to slow the pace of army’s advance in Northern Aleppo province and on the West by the province of raqqa.
As explained Arabic edition of Al Masdar, is militants (also known as ISIL and DAISH) suddenly seized on the road Yttrium – Hanser rasm the village of al-Nafal. The militants are unlikely to be fixed permanently in the village, quoted by “Interfax” Arab analysts. It is expected that the army will begin the counteroffensive on Rasm al-Nafel in the coming hours.
Five months ago, militants of DAYS also managed to cut off in Aleppo governmental units from supply bases, but the army was able quickly to recover the situation. “Road of life” between the capital Damascus in the South and Aleppo in Northern Syria troops liberated at the end of last year with the support of Russian aviation, adds NTV.
Also on Monday it became known that in another Northern province Syrian rebels captured several dozen Kurdish militias. 30 Kurdish fighters were captured in Hasakah province near the town of Esch-Shadadi, writes TASS with reference to “al Arabiya”. Most of the captives represent the forces of national self-defense (SNA, armed wing of the Kurdish party “Democratic Union”).