Aleppo, Syria freed by militants

the Syrian army took full control of the surroundings of the city of Aleppo. Sunday, February 16, stay there, the militants retreated.

Syrian troops liberated all settlements in the region of Aleppo and Anadan plain, located to the West of the city. The territory controlled by the extremists in the last six years.

in addition, the Syrian army took control of the M5 highway that connects Aleppo to the capital Damascus.

Residents took to the streets to celebrate the victory of the Syrian war, writes “Interfax”.

Sam Aleppo came under the control of government forces in December 2016, but the militants entrenched in the area and periodically shelling the city with mortars and rocket launchers.