Syrian army, allies take Idlib air base: Hezbollah media unit

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 20, 2018 8:57 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and allied forces captured Abu al-Duhur airport in Idlib province from insurgents on Saturday, a Hezbollah military media unit said.

They had pushed into the military air base hours earlier, pressing their offensive in Syria's largest rebel stronghold, said the media unit run by Lebanon's Hezbollah, which fights along the Damascus government.

(Reporting by Ellen Francis; editing by John Stonestreet)