Thousands of US-NATO Backed Mercenaries Join Rebels in Northern Syria

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Thousands of foreign-backed militants have entered Aleppo city in Northern Syria via Turkish borders, informed sources disclosed on Saturday.

“We have witnessed the arrival of around 5,000 foreign-backed terrorists fully equipped with various types of military equipment, including heavy weaponry, in the city of Aleppo after crossing the border at Bab Al-Hava crossing in the Northern parts of Aleppo province,” an informed military source told FNA today.

He said according to the intelligence gained by the Syrian army, the militants have received trainings and then dispatched to Aleppo from a military base in Turkey near the borders with Syria.

 The source added that a total number of 3,000 militants have also entered Al-Rashedin region in Al-Atareb town.

Last week, Syrian troops repelled repeated attempts by the terrorist groups to infiltrate into the old city of Aleppo from the Eastern part of Umayyad Mosque, and killed a large number of anti-government fighters.

 A military source said that apart from militants’ heavy death toll due to Army’s Sunday operations, a large convoy of weapons and ammunitions were also destroyed in the Aleppo’s battlefields.

 The source added that Syrian soldiers attacked the rebels’ dens and gatherings in Kafar Hamra, al-Shwiehneh, Icarda, Babis, Injara, Kafarnaha, Atareb, Khan Tuman and Jub Ghabsha in Aleppo countryside, adding that too many insurgents were killed, so many were wounded and the rest fled the battlefields.

The source went on to say that other army forces targeted militants’ gatherings in the vicinities of the Central Prison, Khan al-Assal, Maaret al-Artiq, Anadan, Handarat, Bishqatin, Kafar Saghir and al-Lairamon and killed scores of terrorists.

Army units clashed with rebel groups in the old city of Aleppo, al-Mashad, Dahrat Abd-Rabbu, al-Mansourieh, Sheikh Said, the industrial city and al-Kastilo whose people witnessed army’s might and power in the battle fronts.


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