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At least 70 fighters dead in clashes in Syria's Aleppo province: monitor

70 fighters have been killed of fierce clash between pro-regime forces, jihadists and rebels in Syria\'s Aleppo province.

Published: 15th June 2016 02:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th June 2016 02:06 PM   |  A+A-

By AFP

BEIRUT: At least 70 fighters have been killed in less than 24 hours of fierce clashes between pro-regime forces, jihadists and rebels in Syria's Aleppo province, a monitor said Wednesday.

Pro-regime fighters -- backed by regime and Russian air strikes -- retook the villages of Zaytan and Khalasa to the southwest of Aleppo city after losing them several hours earlier, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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