Syrian War Daily – 11th of July 2018

Hello and welcome to the 482nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

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Homs:

Free Syrian Army’s Jaysh Maghawir al-Thawra (Revolutionary Commando Army) reportedly arrested 11 elements of the Islamic State near Al-Tanf area in eastern Homs.

Daraa:

Syrian Arab Army captured Maskan Jallin and Tell al-Ashari, while the Russian Military Police entered the city of Tafas in western Daraa.

Syrian Arab Army and the Syrian Arab Air Force aided the Free Syrian Army in repelling Islamic State-affiliated Jaysh Khalid ibn al-Walid’s attack on the village of Hayt in western Daraa. Jaysh Khalid ibn al-Walid’s shelling of the locality reportedly killed four and wounded six civilians.

Free Syrian Army successfully expelled Hayat Tahrir al-Sham from the city of Inkhil, after the latter entered the locality and demanded evacuation of the locality within 24 hours in order to start a military operation against the Syrian Arab Army and allies. Free Syrian Army wounded two elements of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and destroyed an armored vehicle during clashes between the two in and around Inkhil. Two civilians were also wounded in the clashes between the two.

Approximate situation in western Daraa. Source: Suriyak

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed six and wounded 15 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Shirin Tagab district. Additionally, the Afghan National Security Forces cleared Turt Kul and Balucha areas of Shirin Tagab district from the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s presence.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed three and wounded three elements of the Afghan National Army in Qazi Qashlaq area of Shirin Tagab district.

Kunduz Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan assassinated Afghan Local Police’s commander, Nour Muhammad and his guard in Shorabyo area of the city of Kunduz.

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

Nangarhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 17 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Nawa and Khogyani districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device targeted an Afghan National Police’s foot patrol in Dagi Pol area of Ghani Khel district. Nine elements of the Afghan National Police were killed and six 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

Ghazni Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran two Afghan Local Police’s checkpoints in Gamishak area of Qarabagh district. Eight elements of the Afghan Local Police were killed and three vehicles destroyed in the encounter. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized five assault rifles, two PK machine guns, and an RPG launcher from the checkpoint.

Farah Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 14 and wounded 15 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Bala Buluk district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

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

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed seven and wounded three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as found and destroyed five improvised explosive devices in Tarinkot district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed a group of Afghan National Army’s elements in Sar Khom area of Tarinkot district. Ten elements of the Afghan National Army were killed and six wounded, while two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan were wounded in the encounter.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed ten and wounded one element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two vehicles, three motorcycles, and several weapons depots and ammunition caches in Jerahsk. Nad Ali, and Dishu districts.

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

Kandahar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan Local Police’s vehicle, killing six and wounding four policemen in Zhari district. Similarly, an Afghan National Army’s armored personnel carrier was destroyed by an improvised explosive device in Nesh district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed three elements of the Afghan National Army in Tanwchi area of Shah Wali Kot district.

CJTF-OIR:

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

Amaq Agency:

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