Jihadi fighters began a wide-scale counter attack against government forces inside Jabal Bardo neighborhood and al-Zuhour hilltop in the eastern parts of Aleppo.
A military source told Al-Masdar News that government troops prematurely destroyed two VBIEDs inside Jabal Bardo neighborhood, and another one in the old Sheikh Najjar Industrial Zone before reaching its targets.
Fierce battles are currently being fought between the government forces and ultraconservative militants holed up in Jabal Bardo and Hanano districts.
Earlier this afternoon, 7 schoolchildren and a woman were killed in rebel rocket attacks on different parts of the government-help districts of the city’s west.
Meanwhile, massive reinforcements of the Syrian Army poured into the provincial capital of Aleppo to take part in the ongoing offensive against jihadi rebels in the eastern districts.