DAMASCUS (Sputnik) — According to media reports, Syrian army now controls over 80 percent of the city.
Over the recent months, Aleppo has been a major battleground in Syria, engaging government forces, jihadists, and numerous opposition groups.
Eastern Aleppo is currently encircled by government forces, and the fighting has affected thousands of civilians still trapped in the city. Internationally mediated ceasefires have collapsed as militants continued attacks and opposition failed to expel terrorists from the city.
SOURCE: News Now/Sputnik