BREAKING NEWS

Syrian troops claim Aleppo advance

Syrian troops claim Aleppo advance
Euronews logo
Text size Aa Aa

Syrian government troops have claimed significant advances in the disputed city of Aleppo.

State television said on Saturday that the army inflicted heavy losses in neighbourhoods it called “terrorist bases.”

The opposition wants the West to supply weapons and to set up safe havens inside Syria.

But assistance remains focused on non-lethal and humanitarian aid.

The US pledged an extra 35 million euros yesterday.

Fighting continued to rage on Saturday, a day after rebels announced a huge offensive to reclaim the whole of Aleppo after months of fighting.

Unverified reports from activists said at least three people were killed, including two opposition fighters.

Euronews is no longer accessible on Internet Explorer. This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions. We encourage you to use another browser, such as Edge, Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.