Syrian War Daily – 1st of July 2018

Hello and welcome to the 472nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

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Aleppo:

Islamic State’s Amaq Agency stated that a suicide attack killed seven elements of Sutoro near Al-Ghasanniyah school in the city of Al-Hasakah. Other reports claimed that five elements of Sutoro were killed and three wounded when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device exploded near their headquarters on Filasteen street.

Latakia:

Last night, Russian air defences shot down several unknown drones which were approaching Hmeimim Air Base from the northeast.

Daraa:

Two Syrian Republican Guard’s Major Generals; Imad Adnan Ibrahim and Yusuf Mohammad Ali were announced as killed in clashes with rebel factions in Daraa governorate. Furthermore, Syrian Arab Army’s Brigadier General, Kamal Sarim was wounded in clashes with rebels in Daraa. Sarim used to lead military operations in Qaboun and participated in operations in Eastern Ghouta, Eastern Qalamoun, and Wadi Barada.

Rebel ‘Central Operations Room of the South’ released a statement claiming that rebel factions killed 90 elements of the Syrian Arab Army during clashes between 15th and 30th of June in Daraa governorate. The statement also stated that rebels destroyed 11 tanks and two BMPs in the same period.

Free Syrian Army’s Quwa Shabab al-Sunnah reached an agreement with the Syrian government, regarding the situation in the city of Bosra al-Sham. The two sides reportedly agreed on Quwa Shabab al-Sunnah handing over its heavy and light weapons, while the locality will remain under the group’s authority for three months. The agreement also includes allowing civilians to leave Bosra al-Sham to desired locations, while Syrian Arab Army-affiliated militias will be forbidden from entering the locality. Syrian government will restore water, electricity, and basic services to Bosra al-Sham, according to the agreement.

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Approximate situation in Daraa governorate. Source: Global Event Map

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed six and wounded six elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban), as well as destroyed three bases in Kohistan district.

Kunduz Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed eight and wounded three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two bases and several weapons depots and ammunition caches in Imam Sahib district.

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

Takhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed five and wounded four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Dashti Qala district.

Nangarhar Province:

Improvised explosive device targeted the city of Jalalabad, capital of Nangarhar Province. According to the reports, seven individuals were killed and more than 20 wounded by the explosion.

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

Logar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces conducted a special operation in the province, arresting two prominent commanders of the Haqqani Network; Mullah Laqman and Mullah Saifallah. The two arrested commanders were reportedly involved in several assassinations in Logar, Paktia, Paktika, and Khost provinces.

Paktia Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two and wounded one element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Shwak district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed four and wounded five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Ab Band and Andar districts.

Afghan Local Police’s element surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Giro district.

Farah Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed ten and wounded four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two bases in Bala Buluk district.

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

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed eight and wounded four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a base and several weapons depots and ammunition caches in Chora and Charkino districts.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device targeted an Afghan National Army’s foot patrol in Mosazo area of Shah Joy district, wounding three soldiers.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 19 and wounded five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a vehicle, a motorcycle, and several weapons depots and ammunition caches in Jerahsk district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed nine and wounded six elements of the Afghan National Security Forces, as well as destroyed two armored vehicles in Abashk Mandeh area of Jerashk district.

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

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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