Syrian Army Retakes Control of 2nd Giant Hydroelectric Power Plant

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army forces regained control of the second biggest hydroelectric power plant in Syria named Tishrin near Aleppo city.

The Arabic-language service of Russia Today reported on Monday that the Syrian army forces recaptured Tirshrin power plant which is built over the Euphrates river, adding that the Russian military police will start patrols near the strategic installations.

The Syrian army forces had earlier took back control of another hydroelectric power plant in the town of al-Tabaqah.

Last month, the Russian Army reinforced its troops in the city of Tal Rafat in Northern Aleppo.

The Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper quoted local sources in Tal Rafat city as saying that the Russian troops had increased their patrols over the past two days in a region located between the town of Shirawa and Deir Jamal towards Kashta’ar in the surroundings of Tal Rafat.

The sources noted that the intensified patrolling by the Russian troops in the region is carried out with the aim of reinstating ceasefire in Tal Rafat and after the Turkish Army’s artillery attacks on the surrounding areas of Tal Rafat from the areas under their control.


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