Aleppo, Syria (4:25 P.M.) – An entire Syrian Arab Army unit from the Republican Guard’s 800th Regiment arrived in Aleppo City on Thursday morning to help their comrades retake the ground they lost in the south.
According to an Al-Masdar correspondent in Aleppo City, the 800th Regiment was redeployed to Aleppo City from the Qalamoun Mountains in western Damascus.
With Hezbollah and Dara’ Qalamoun (Qalamoun Shield) deployed all over the Qalamoun Mountains, the Syrian Arab Army’s high command decided to send an entire Republican Guard unit to reinforce Aleppo City.
Video footage of the 800th Regiment’s arrival was captured members of their unit:
The Syrian Armed Forces are currently targeting several sites they lost to the jihadist rebels of Jaysh Al-Fateh (Army of Conquest) in southern Aleppo; so far, they have managed to recapture a key hilltop located along the opposition’s main supply route to the provincial capital.