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Russian-backed Syrian army seizes most of rebel-held Aleppo province

Reuters | Updated: 16-02-2020 23:00 IST | Created: 16-02-2020 22:51 IST
Russian-backed Syrian army seizes most of rebel-held Aleppo province
Representative image Image Credit: ANI

Syrian state media said on Sunday government forces had seized most of rebel-held Aleppo province in another major gain by a Russian-backed offensive.

Russian warplanes mounted heavy air strikes in the area on Sunday, bombing towns including Anadan, which was later seized by Syrian government forces backed by Iranian-backed militias, activists reported.

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