The Syrian military sent reinforcements along front-lines with the “Euphrates Shield” in the northern countryside of Aleppo.
Local sources reported that the recent troops were deployed to the area of “Tel Rifaat “and the surrounding villages, as a step to confront any rebel movement from northern Aleppo toward Idlib province.
According to pro-opposition report, the recent Syrian Army reinforcement was stationed along borders between Afrin and Tel Rifaat.
“Turkey ordered the “Free Syrian Army” militants in northern Aleppo to provide numbers of soldiers, weapons and ammunition and to be ready for military acts” the Turkish newspaper Yeni Şafak reported.
“30 thousand fighters working under the name of “National Army” in the countryside of Aleppo, ten thousand of them will remain in their areas, and 20 thousand will be transferred to the province of Idlib , the newspapaer added.