DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:15 P.M.) – ISIS insurgents seem intent on keeping a foothold on the fringes of Aleppo province in a bid to prevent the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) elite Tiger Forces from pushing towards the self-proclaimed Islamic State capital of Raqqa.
Newly released photos by Amaq Agency, the official Islamic State outlet, reveal that ISIS fighters are putting up a tough fight near Jirah Airbase in eastern Aleppo. The pictures show tanks, technicals, mortar weapons and anti-tank missiles in action against the SAA:
Nevertheless, neither side has gained any ground over the past 36 hours. Click here for the latest map of the region.
— Chris Tomson (@TheDaneChris) March 31, 2017