Syrian rebels attacked key military targets over-run two police stations in Aleppo, killing 40 officers including the police chief of the Salhin station. The clashes between rebels and loyalists of President Bashar al-Assad have also been reported in the capital Damascus.
Meanwhile the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights informed that this Tuesday Aleppo saw the fiercest military offensive against the rebels in the city. The government had previously warned of the “mother of all battles.”
Rebels fought with rocket-propelled grenades in pre-dawn attacks on a military court, an air force intelligence headquarters and a branch of the ruling Baath party in Aleppo.
According to opposition activist reports gunmen from loyalist Arab tribes in Aleppo, have joined the violent conflict fighting alongside the regime forces. AV