Turkish-backed militants launched a surprise attack in western Aleppo on Wednesday, targeting the Syrian army’s positions near the town of Sheikh Aqil.
According to a report from this front, the Turkish-backed National Liberation Front, alongside Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, stormed the Syrian Arab Army’s positions in western Aleppo, catching the Syrian troops off guard.
The report said the Turkish-backed militants have advanced in western Aleppo, but intense clashes are still ongoing between the latter and the Syrian Arab Army.
This new attack by the Turkish-backed militants comes just hours after they failed to retake the strategic city of Saraqeb and its surroundings.
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