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Syria – Aleppo cleared of rebels

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

 

Laaska News  August  22,  2012

 

After two days of intense fighting the Syrian army has driven rebel units out of two Christian districts of the county’s northern capital Aleppo.

 

According to Suriya el-An news agency dozens of rebels were killed on Tuesday in areas surrounding Ferhat square in the the city’s Tilal and Djeida districts.

Five rebel commanders were captured, along with large amounts of weapons and explosives.

 

Aug 22, 2012

TASS

 

Via VOR

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Fierce fighting underway in Aleppo

 

 

Fierce fighting is underway in the center of Syrian Aleppo. A Japanese woman journalist has died after severe injuries.

 
In the south of the city helicopters have attacked rebel positions. Skirmishes can be heard in the center of Aleppo.

 
The flow of refugees is heading for safer western areas of the city, as military operations continue in the suburbs of Damascus, as well as on the Jordanian-Syrian border.

According to Agence France Presse around 100 people were killed in Syria on Monday.

 

TASS

Aug 21, 2012