Militants in Syria say they are about to receive new types of heavy weapons from their foreign supporters as the Damascus government continues with a major offensive in the northern city of Aleppo.
Colonel Fares al-Bayoush, head of the Northern Division of the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) militant group, said Saturday that he expected the delivery of more “heavy weapons, such as rocket launchers and artillery” from their foreign sponsors, Reuters reported.
He, however, said it was not clear whether their supporters would agree to their long-held demand for anti-aircraft missiles.
There are “indications and promises” of more weapons, the militant leader said, but claimed that any increase in arms support for them would be “slight.” READ MORE OF THIS STORY
SOURCES: News Now/PRESS TV