The Observatory reported heavy clashes in the region.
Following an worldwide appeal, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent evacuated a ten-year-old girl in the trapped Damascus suburb of Madaya to get urgent care after activists say she was shot with a pro-government sniper on August. 2.
Aleppo, once Syria#8217;s biggest city and commercial capital, has become the focus from the civil war. The digital rebel campaign, spearheaded by ultraconservative factions such as the al-Qaida-linked Jaish Fatah al-Sham, formerly referred to as Nusra Front, has attracted manpower from Idlib, some 30 kilometers (19 miles) towards the west.
Aleppo continues to be the place to find some two million people, the majority of whom reside in the federal government-controlled western districts. Many 1000#8217;s of Syrians displaced from Aleppo have discovered refuge in Idlib, the place to find a pre-war population of just one.5 million.
Connected Press authors Albert Aji in Damascus, Syria, and Lynn Berry in Moscow led for this report.