Saturday, May 24, 2014

SAA' latest rout of al Qaeda & Co. in Syria

".(Reuters) - [Syrian Arab Army] troops broke a year-long rebel siege of Aleppo's main prison on Thursday, cutting a main insurgent supply line and vowing to press on and recapture the whole of Syria's biggest city.State television showed soldiers inside the prison after they routed al Qaeda and other Islamist forces who had tried several times in recent months to break into the jail and free thousands of prisoners....A military statement said the fighting around the prison, about 5 miles north-east of Aleppo, had cut a supply line linking the rebel-dominated rural hinterland with the contested city..."

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