Al-Oqeidi was killed on Tuesday.
On the same day, the Syrian Army attacked insurgents in the al-Asileh neighborhood of Aleppo, killing and injuring 150 insurgents.
The Syrian Army has focused its operations on the city’s outskirts and has cut the insurgents’ supply lines. The rest of the city is under the control of Syrian government forces.
On Tuesday, Syrian troops also attacked insurgents in the western city of Homs, killing or capturing many of the foreign-backed armed men.