Fierce battles are still ongoing in Aleppo southern outskirts as jihadi groups launched a full-scale offensive against government troops with the aim to lift the siege imposed on the rebel-held districts of the city.

The battle, dubbed Breaking Aleppo Siege, was launched today at 9 a.m. (local time) with massive reinforcements from Idlib, Latakia and Hama pouring into the frontlines.

Dozens of armed groups are taking part in the battle including Jabhet Fateh al-Sham (formerly Jabhet al-Nusra), Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Fateh and several FSA-affiliated factions.

Jihadi fighters have so far managed to capture Al-Hikma School (an advanced Army defense line) after two suicide bombers blew up their VBIEDs outside the facility.

The hardline militants also seized several nearby hilltops, thus overlooking the Artillery Faculty and Assad Military Academy.

Simultaneously, militants in Al-Rashidin district burned huge numbers of wheels in order to disturb potential airstrikes.

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Sunset
Sunset
2016-07-31 18:52

@leithfadel ?????????????? https://t.co/ivlWEi59uq

Jackie Roster
Jackie Roster
2016-07-31 18:43

s**t ! stay together AGAINST the Jihadis .

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-07-31 19:38

Saddam already burnt derricks 25y ago and it didn’t disturbed air-strikes at all, were not in the 50’s or 60’s anymore…

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-07-31 19:41
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

Moreover, where they attacked is a nice ground for carpet bombings…

Nojustice
Nojustice
2016-07-31 19:04

@leithfadel Terrorist says have control on 1070 app project! That major advance.i think it is time to launch massive air assu

Blitz
Blitz
2016-07-31 20:22

Clear weather; unobstructed view of approaching vbieds; enemy at least 1.5 km away=SAA defenders do not have atgm’s. I guess it is a better idea to keep them in depots so they can be captured by jihadists. Simply morale defeating. Cheaping out on guided weapons = risking huge casualties and morale.

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aurelien clave
2016-07-31 21:56
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Totally agree and where are the minefields?

Selim Ibn Ali Abdallah
Selim Ibn Ali Abdallah
2016-07-31 18:55

oh noo

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jean carlo
2016-07-31 20:14

let´s go SAA and Russia time to cleanse earth from these rodents.

Ahmad Bayloun
Ahmad Bayloun
2016-07-31 21:54

They fail and their lost is huge

Lmb
Lmb
2016-07-31 22:10

Ese retroceso es para concentrar las tropas rebeldes y machacarlas con la aviación.

Sal Reugen
Sal Reugen
2016-07-31 22:35

Good luck! Air support on the way!

TROPASOCIALISTA
TROPASOCIALISTA
2016-07-31 22:46

IF IT FAILS THIS ISLAMIST ATTACK. THEY LOSE IDLIB, HAMA AND LATAKIA. NOW THEY ARE TOTALLY UNGUARDED

TROPASOCIALISTA
TROPASOCIALISTA
2016-07-31 23:31

NOT GOING TO WIPE OUT THE ISLAMISTS WHO ARE NOW ATTACKING ALEPPO? GO THROUGH THEM AND DESTROY THEM @mod_russia

TROPASOCIALISTA
TROPASOCIALISTA
2016-07-31 23:30

@mod_russia NOT GOING TO WIPE OUT THE ISLAMISTS WHO ARE NOW ATTACKING ALEPPO? GO THROUGH THEM AND DESTROY THEM

TROPASOCIALISTA
TROPASOCIALISTA
2016-07-31 23:22

LIKE GET IT BREAKING FENCE.SOMEONE HAS RESIGN.IT WAS EVIDENT THAT ONLY COULD ATTACK THERE TOBREAK THE SIEGE.LACK OF FORESIGHT

TROPASOCIALISTA
TROPASOCIALISTA
2016-07-31 23:16

@ IvanSidorenko1 The militants are talking about a huge surprise in the next coming hours.

TROPASOCIALISTA
TROPASOCIALISTA
2016-07-31 23:15

#Syria#Aleppo#SAA#SyrianArmy CONFIRMED – #SAA withdrew from #Hikma School / #Hamdaniyah 1070 Complex.

Wayne
Wayne
2016-08-01 01:44

I firmly believe that the rebels have throw their last reserves of operational armored vehicles into this battle. After this fight no matter the outcome the cupboard is going to be bare in terms of functional tanks and armored vehicles. Last fling of the dice in the siege of Aleppo.

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Durwood Stevens
2016-08-01 01:55

What ? Are the SAA gonna foul up the Aleppo situation ? They are too weak. It needs foreign divisions in there who know how to fight.

Ardoes
Ardoes
2016-08-02 02:28

Is it possible time stamp these battle reports. In fast moving events, with territory changing hands back and forth, it is hard to know the right order to read the updates.