Aleppo Liberation, Street Celebrations in Aleppo on News of Syrian Army Retaking City

Celebrations have erupted in the streets of Aleppo following the news of Syrian army successful battle against the militants and retaking eastern part of city.

People are waving flags and shooting in the air as reports say the Syrian army has taken control of the last militant-held areas in eastern part of Aleppo.

While an official statement on the situation is yet to emerge from Damascus, a source close to Syrian Army headquarters and referenced by media indicate that the army is on the brink of liberating the city Daesh bondage.

“The army has begun clearing out the last terrorist stronghold in the Salaheddin neighborhood. The terrorists are firing back and are trying to use mortars,” the source told the news agency. “However, the complete liberation of Aleppo could happen soon, which will be officially announced.”

Meanwhile people have already taken to the streets of the war-torn city in celebrations according to RT’s reporter from Aleppo.

“All of downtown Aleppo tonight is filled with people celebrating,” Phelan said.

Singing and chanting, “for the Army and President Bashar Assad,” could be heard throughout the city, Phelan added. The reports were also welcomed by celebratory gunfire.

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- Shmuel Yosef Agnon is a Senior Writer and Editor at the Strategic Intelligence Service. Specialize in writing intelligence reports, geopolitics, military intelligence and crime reports analysis. Agnon holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass media and journalism and a master's degree in international media relations from Winchester, University, England.

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