Defense Ministry reports al-Nusra militants amassing northwest of Aleppo

Over 350 people arrived to localities Muheim-Handrat and Ballirmun

The Russian Defense Ministry said that, according to the information coming to the Russian Center for reconciliation from local residents and militia forces, the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group continues to concentrate its forces northwest of the city of Aleppo.

"Two groups of terrorists totaling over 350 people, who are armed with two infantry fighting vehicles and 13 SUVs with large-caliber machineguns mounted on them, arrived to localities Muheim-Handrat and Ballirmun, over the past 24 hours," says a bulletin of the Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria published on the Russian Defense Ministry website.

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