The Syrian government troops occupied the city March 13 Idlib - the capital of the eponymous province in the wooded mountain-north-west of the country,
The attack on the city, controlled by the rebels for several months, began three days ago. According to the Syrian newspapers, it ended successfully. The number of killed and wounded on both sides have not been announced.
Confirm or deny this information from independent sources is not yet possible, since all communication with the Idlib now broken. Earlier it was reported that the rebels in the north-west Syria, come to an end ammunition and medical supplies.
If the information about the capture of Idlib confirmed, it will be the second major success of government troops in recent weeks. In early March, as a result of an organized assault on the rebels were driven from the city of Homs in the center of the country.
It should be noted that previously the Syrian government forces several times Idlib took control, but then lost it. Opposition is somewhat easier to operate in the forests and mountains of the north-west Syria, than on the plateau in the center of the country.
Anti-government uprising in Syria began a year ago. Since then, the country has killed at least 8,000 people.source : Associated Press