Syrian War Daily – 16th of June 2018

Hello and welcome to the 457th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

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Aleppo:

Improvised explosive device killed one and wounded two civilians in the village of Sinko in Afrin region.

Al-Hasakah:

Syrian Democratic Forces reportedly captured the village of Tell al-Jayir from the Islamic State in southern Al-Hasakah.

Approximate situation in southern Al-Hasakah. Source: Emmanuel

Latakia:

Syrian Arab Army targeted and destroyed a Free Syrian Army’s vehicle with a Kornet anti-tank guided missile in Jabal Turkman. One element of the Free Syrian Army’s Free Idlib Army was reportedly killed and two wounded in the encounter.

Idlib:

Unknown gunmen attempted to assassinate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’s commander, Abu Tayser al-Bolad at a group’s checkpoint in the village of Al-Dana. Al-Bolad is reportedly in charge of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’s economic affairs in Al-Dana. Similarly, unknown gunmen attempted to assassinate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’s commander, Osama Maan Qaza in the city of Sarmada.

Hama:

Free Syrian Army’s Jaysh al-Izza targeted a group of Syrian Arab Army’s elements with a TOW anti-tank guided missile at Al-Musasana checkpoint near Tayyibat al-Imam. According to the reports, several elements of the Syrian Arab Army were killed and wounded in the targeting, which was a response to the Syrian Arab Army’s shelling of rebel-held localities in northern Hama, according to Jaysh al-Izza.

Al-Suwayda:

Syrian Arab Army and allies clashed with the Islamic State in Al-Hermiya area in northeastern Al-Suwayda governorate. Syrian Arab Air Force targeted Al-Karaa area, while the Syrian Arab Army’s artillery shelled Al-Habiriyah, Khirbet al-Umbashi, and Al-Tamthuna areas.

Afghanistan

Afghan National Security Forces and the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) are currently engaged in a temporary ceasefire announced by both sides, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. However, it is important to note that occasional violations of the ceasefire and responses to the said violations still take place.

Nangarhar Province:

Islamic State’s vehicle-borne improvised explosive device targeted a gathering of the Afghan National Security Forces, Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, and civilians in Rodat district. According to the reports, at least ten individuals were killed and wounded in the incident.

CJTF-OIR:

CJTF-OIR announced a change in their publishing policy. Now one strike report will be published each week on Mondays.

Amaq Agency:

Other:

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