Syrian rebels bomb ISIS weapon storage center north Aleppo


An ISIS weapon storage center. File photo

ARA News

ALEPPO – Syrian rebel fighters bombed an ISIS weapon storage center in the northern countryside of Aleppo, military sources said on Monday.

Speaking to ARA News, spokesman of al-Shamiya Front Saleh al-Zein said their rebels launched an attack on the headquarters of the Islamic State group in Harbal town north of Aleppo.

“Our fighters bombed one of the largest ISIS weapon storage centers in Harbal –which is considered a main stronghold for the terrorist group,” al-Zein said. 

“The operation led to the destruction of the store as a large amount of ammunition blew up following shelling by our forces,” the rebel spokesman said.

At least 20 ISIS militants were killed in the attack, according to the source.

This comes amid intensifying clashes between Syrian rebel fighters and militants of the Islamic State in the vicinity of the rebel-held town of Marea north of Aleppo.

In the meantime, warplanes of the U.S.-ed coalition hit an ISIS military convoy near Jarablus city on the border with Turkey. At least three vehicles were destroyed, activists reported on Monday.

Reporting by: Taim Khalil

Source: ARA News 

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