World Bulletin / News Desk
Free Syrian Army (FSA) seized control of Aleppo city center and Aleppo Castle early on Friday, Turkey's Anadolu news agency said.
Local sources in the region told the agency that FSA, after the clashes which have been continuing with Syrian army for a few days, seized the control of a large part of the city center as well as historical fortress in Aleppo city.
Sources also claimed that al-Assad forces would stage air bombardment and attack with heavy armors to take back those places.
FSA, on Thursday, staged operations on strategic military buildings in Aleppo and seized control of some them.
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