The Latest: Syrian official vows to 'wipe out' Aleppo rebels

September 27, 2016 10:54 AM

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A Syrian military official says operations in Aleppo have been continuing since they were announced last week and will not stop before "terrorist groups" in the area have been eliminated.

Speaking to The Associated Press in the capital, Damascus, on Tuesday, the official says battles will continue daily on all fronts in Aleppo until the "terrorists" in the "eastern parts of the city are wiped out."

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