Intense battles between regime forces and Syrian rebels have been raging at Taftanaz air base.
“Syrian rebels today launched a major operation on a northern airbase in an attempt to cut off air traffic between Damascus and the country’s second-largest city of Aleppo …”
It is estimated that some 60,000 people have already been killed in the fighting raging in Syria—a horrific toll (warning: extremely graphic) in human lives which shows no signs of letting up anytime soon.
Taftanaz Airbase Siege: Day 5
FSA and SAA exchanging fire in a fog that has rolled into the Idlib province.
RARE: FSA tank versus SAA tank at Taftanaz airbase
Al Jazeera video of fighting at Taftanaz airbase (3 Nov 2012)