Syrian army launches new attack north of Aleppo

  • According to the Syria Observatory of Human Rights (SOHR),the Syrian army, backed by Russian jets, have launched an assault north of the city of Aleppo. This area has a strategic advantage as it will tighten the grip and block rebel's access to opposition's held areas. Abdullah Othman, who is head of Politburo of Levant front rebel group, described the fighting as “to-and-fro”. However, there is no word of this attack anywhere on state media.