Syria: FSA counter-offensive against al-Qaeda

Free Syrian Army fighting to regain town near Turkey border

19 September, 18:11

    (ANSAmed) - BEIRUT, SEPTEMBER 19 - Fighting between jihadist militias and Syrian rebels trying to oust the ruling regime has resumed north of the Syrian city of Aleppo, Al Arabiya pan-Arab TV cited the opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA) command as saying Thursday.

    FSA brigades went on a counter-offensive today in an effort to reconquer the town of Azaz, which is located between Aleppo and the Turkish border and which it lost yesterday to an al-Qaeda linked outfit calling itself the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

    The report has not yet been independently verified.


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