Syrian War Daily – 7th of June 2018

Hello and welcome to the 448th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

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Aleppo:

Free Syrian Army’s Ahrar al-Sharqiya briefly arrested four elements of the Turkey-backed Free Police in the farms area near the city of Al-Bab, after the latter’s elements responded to a call about the faction physically assaulting two individuals and taking their belongings. The two individuals were detained by Ahrar al-Sharqiya as they were approaching a farm that is currently used as the faction’s headquarters. Ahrar al-Sharqiya released the four elements of the Free Police, after detaining them for a period of time.

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Situation in northern Aleppo. Source: Syrian Civil War Map

Raqqa:

Unknown gunmen on a motorcycle threw a grenade at a checkpoint of the Syrian Democratic Forces’ Asayish (Security) in the city of Raqqa. Two elements of Asayish were reportedly wounded in the incident.

Al-Hasakah:

Syrian Democratic Forces advanced against the Islamic State in southern Al-Hasakah governorate, capturing Al-Marjan, Kalib Tahtani, and Al-Khuwayra villages, as well as seven hamlets surrounding the aforementioned villages. Syrian Democratic Forces’ Press Office stated that 46 elements of the Islamic State were killed and two elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces wounded in the encounters.

Idlib:

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham clashed with Jaysh al-Ahrar in the village of Zardana, as the former attempted to capture the latter’s checkpoint in the village. According to the reports, one element of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham was killed and another wounded, while Jaysh al-Ahrar did not suffer any casualties in the encounter. Two civilians were also wounded in the clashes. Reports suggest that Hayat Tahrir al-Sham tried to capture the Jaysh al-Ahrar’s checkpoint due to its location on the road towards Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey.

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 13 and wounded seven elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Dawlat Abad district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Jowzjan Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed and killed two elements of the Afghan Local Police in Aqcha district. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized two assault rifles from the killed elements.

Kunduz Province:

 

Approximate situation in Kunduz province, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Afganistan Bülteni

Kunar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in the province.

Kapisa Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device targeted and destroyed an Afghan National Army’s vehicle, wounding four soldiers in Tagab district.

Nangarhar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device wounded two elements of the Afghan National Army in Chaparhar district.

Afghan National Army’s element surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Momand Dara district.

Approximate situation in Nangarhar province (red = Afghan National Security Forces, blue = Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, and yellow = Islamic State), HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Afganistan Bülteni

Maidan Wardak Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed three and wounded four elements of the Afghan National Security Forces, as well as destroyed an armored vehicle in Saydabad district.

Logar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan attacked an Afghan National Army’s convoy in the city of Pol-e Alam, capital of Logar Province. Seven elements of the Afghan National Army were killed, as well as an armored vehicle and a supply truck destroyed in the attack.

Paktia Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Gardez district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 35 and wounded 26 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed four vehicles in Andar, Muqur, Qarabagh, and Gelan districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed one and wounded two elements of the Afghan Local Police in Qarabagh district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan raided an Afghan National Police’s checkpoint in Andar district, killing five and wounding six policemen in the process. One element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan was also killed in the encounter.

Farah Province:

Approximate situation in Farah province, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Afganistan Bülteni

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed several weapons depots and ammunition caches in Tarinkot district.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s sniper killed an element of the Afghan National Army in Sheikho Killi area of Naw Bahar district.

Four elements of the Afghan Local Police surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Arghandab district.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed three elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Momin Khan and Trekh Zabar areas of Nawa-I-Barakzayi district.

Approximate situation in Helmand province, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Afganistan Bülteni

Kandahar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran an Afghan Local Police’s checkpoint in Do Aab area of Panjwayi district. Reports suggest that 15 elements of the Afghan Local Police, including commander Sadiq were killed, while two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan were killed and four wounded in the encounter.

CJTF-OIR:

CJTF-OIR announced a change in their publishing policy. Now two strikes reports will be published each week, on Mondays and Fridays.

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Amaq Agency:

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