Army Seizes Five Rebel Districts In Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

Army seizes five rebel districts in Syria's Aleppo: monitor

BEIRUT, Dec 6, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Dec, 2016 ) - Syrian government troops seized five new districts of eastern Aleppo on Tuesday, including the strategic Shaar neighbourhood, a monitoring group said.

"Regime forces took full control of Shaar, Dahret Awad, Juret Awad, Karam al-Beik, and Karam al-Jabal," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

According to the Observatory, the fresh advance puts the government in control of more than 70 percent of the former rebel stronghold in Aleppo's east.