Syrian forces kill armed group’s leader in Aleppo

 

Foreign-backed insurgents in Syria (file photo)

The leader of the Ayman Lifo anti-government armed group has been killed by Syrian security forces in the country’s northern city of Aleppo, Press TV reports.

Security forces have also killed and injured a large number of insurgents in the al-Halak neighborhood of Aleppo and the Daret Azzeh area on the outskirts of the city.

The developments came after the Syrian Army killed tens of insurgents in the Hanano neighborhood in Aleppo on Thursday as it cleared vaster areas, including the Asileh and Bab al-Nasir districts, in the restive city of foreign-backed armed men.

The anti-government elements also lost scores of men in the Bustan al-Basha district and had to withdraw from the city’s Salahuddin neighborhood on the same day.  Continue reading