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Syria says Russian-backed regime army captures most of opposition-held Aleppo

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Syrian state media said on Sunday government forces had seized most of opposition-held Aleppo province in another major gain by a Russian-backed offensive.

Russian warplanes mounted heavy air strikes in the area on Sunday, bombing towns including Anadan, which was later seized by Syrian government forces backed by Iranian-backed militias, activists reported.