Firefights were reported between Syria’s government forces and Turkish-backed rebels in southwest of the ISIS stronghold of Al-Bab as both parties race to take over the imperative northern city.
AMN source confirmed that the Syrian Army opened fire on a rebel vehicle at the Abu Zindin village while trying to impede the Army’s advance. Rebel responded with light and medium machineguns.
According to rebel source, 4 militants were injured in the clashes.
Video footage were released by rebel media accounts purportedly showing militants firing at Syrian Army positions.
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