Syrian War Daily – 27th of August 2018

Hello and welcome to the 529th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

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Aleppo:

Syrian Arab Army’s shelling of Al-Mansourah killed an element of Harakat Nour al-Deen al-Zenki’s Katibat Urum.

Deir al-Zour:

Syrian Democratic Forces arrested two individuals suspected of belonging to the Islamic State in Suidan and Al-Jardhi.

Al-Suwayda:

Syrian Arab Army and allies destroyed an Islamic State’s fighting position and a technical at the outskirts of Khirbet al-Hawi area in Tell al-Safa region, east of Al-Suwayda. Syrian Arab News Agency released a statement regarding the event;

Sweida, SANA- An army unit on Monday destroyed a position and a machinegun-equipped vehicle belonging to Daesh (ISIS) terrorists in the surroundings of Khirbet al-Hawi in the area of al-Safa hills in Sweida eastern countryside.

SANA reporter said that army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, continued to tighten the noose on Daesh-affiliated terrorist groups in the area of al-Safa hills.

The reporter added that army units engaged in sporadic clashes with terrorist groups in the surroundings of Abu Ghanem hill in parallel with carrying out bombardments and strikes by the army air force against their fortified dens and infiltration axes on the outskirts of the hills.

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Approximate situation around Tell al-Safa. Source: Emmanuel

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) attacked an Afghan National Security Forces’ convoy coming from Ghormach to Chilgazy district. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News stated that eight elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and six arrested, while three armored vehicles, two pickups, and five supply trucks were destroyed. One element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan was killed and two wounded in the encounter.

Kunduz Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed six and wounded seven elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two fighting positions in Archi (Dasht-e Archi) district.

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

Laghman Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed four and wounded two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Alingar district.

Nangarhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed five and wounded two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Bati Kot 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

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 27 and wounded 12 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed three vehicles and seven motorcycles in Yousef Khel, Jarnil, and Yarakhi Khel areas of Qarabagh district and in Andar district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Paktika Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 17 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two vehicles and six motorcycles in Waza Khwa and Ziruk districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Zabul Province:

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

Helmand Province:

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

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed and killed an element of the Afghan National Police in Basolan area of Nawa-I-Barakzayi district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed four elements of the Afghan National Army in Nawa-I-Barakzayi and Nahri Saraj districts.

Two elements of the Afghan National Army surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Do Rahi area of Nahri Saraj district.

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

CJTF-OIR:

Between the 20th and the 26th of August 2018 CJTF-OIR has conducted 12 strikes in Syria. CJTF-OIR‘s main focus in Syria at the moment is Deir al-Zour-Albu Kamal region where they did 12 strikes supporting SDF‘s operations against IS destroying seven IS supply routes, an IS headquarters, two IS vehicles, and an IS-held building.

Full report on CJTF-OIR strikes conducted in both Syria & Iraq can be found here.

Amaq Agency:

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