Syria: 28 militants killed in fighting
21 govt troops were also killed in clashes.
In Syria, twenty eight Islamic State militants and 21 government troops and its allied militia fighters have been killed in fighting for control of a strategic road, leading to the government-held part of Aleppo city.
The government troops are also backed by Russian air strikes.
The militants captured the highway yesterday, cutting the supply line to the part of Aleppo city that is under the control of government.