TOPSHOT - Syrian government forces walk in the strategic area of the Bazo hilltop, north of Khan Tuman on the southern outskirts of the northern embattled Syrian city of Aleppo as they advance in the ongoing offensive to seize the rebel-held eastern part of the city on October 25, 2016. 

Government forces and allied fighters are advancing on the southern outskirts of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Humman Rights reported, seizing territory overlooking rebel-held areas. 

 / AFP / GEORGE OURFALIAN        (Photo credit should read GEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images)