Syrian army destroys telecom system of foreign-sponsored insurgents

Syrian security forces (shown) have cleared most neighborhoods in Damascus of insurgents. (File photo)

The Syrian army has destroyed the Turkey-provided telecommunication system of foreign-sponsored insurgents, amid ongoing clashes between the government troops and armed gangs in the northwestern city of Aleppo, Press TV reports.

The development comes as the Syrian security forces continue their operation in Aleppo to clear the city of insurgents.

On Tuesday, the Syrian army killed tens of insurgents in the southwestern neighborhood of Salahuddin and the southern district of Sokari in the city.

The Syrian Foreign Ministry recently sent two letters addressed to the head of the UN Security Council and the UN secretary general, stating that the insurgents backed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey are using civilians in Aleppo as human shields, and killing anyone who does not support their “horrific crimes.” Continue reading