Syrian War Daily – 2nd of October 2018

Hello and welcome to the 565th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

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Aleppo:

Yekîneyên Parastina Gel’s (People’s Protection Units) Media Center claimed that an element of the Turkish Armed Forces was killed in an operation conducted by the group in Rajo subdistrict of Afrin. Full statement by the Media Center;

Within the scope of the second phase of the Resistance of the Age in occupied Afrin, our forces continue to carry out operations targeting the soldiers of the invader Turkish state and their mercenary allies.

On September 30th, our unit carried out a sniper action targeting soldiers of the Turkish invasion army in Afrin’s Rajo district. As a result, one Turkish soldier was killed.

Idlib:

Unknown gunmen killed two civilians and an element of the Turkistan Islamic Party near the city of Jisr al-Shughur.

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham arrested two opposition activists; Ahmed Abdul Karim al-Suleiman and Mohammed Mahmoud al-Zain in the village of Kansafra. According to the reports, Al-Suleiman and Al-Zain were arrested because they organized demonstrations and coordinated their work in Jabal al-Zawiya area without receiving permission from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham. The two individuals were transferred to Al-Aqab prison in Jabal al-Zawiya area.

Deir al-Zour:

Syrian Democratic Forces’ Media Center released a report regarding today’s advances and encounters with the Islamic State in the governorate;

1 – Al-Bagouz axis: Violent clashes broke out between our fighters and Daesh terrorists in this axis, our fighters launched an attack on the points and positions of Daesh terrorists, and the terrorists responded by bombarding our fighters using heavy weapons (Doshka caliber 12.5 and the PKC) (RBG / sniper), but our fighters continued to advance, forcing the terrorists to retreat, and our fighters were able to install 8 points after advancing 1 km. Several terrorists were killed in the attack.

After that the axis witnessed intermittent clashes, with mortar shelling.

While our fighters were able to detonate a bomb car before reaching its target, after monitoring terrorists movements in the front lines of battlefield.

2 – Hajain axis: This axis witnessed strong clashes between our fighters and “Daesh” terrorists, in which all sorts of heavy weapons were used, and we could not know the size of the losses that terrorists were suffered because of the intensity of bombings and clashes.

There were also violent clashes in the evening, in which two terrorists were killed. Coalition aircraft carried out several air strikes, one of which targeted a gathering of terrorists, as result most of them were killed, and a vehicle loaded with Dushka weapons was destroyed

3-. Outcome of the clashes:

Air strikes: 2 hits.

– Terrorists were killed: / 11 / Terrorist.

– Terrorists losses: destruction of a mortar base, destruction of a bomb car, and destruction of a car loaded with Dushka weapons.

– Number of martyrs of our fighters: one martyr.

Media Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces

Approximate situation in eastern Deir al-Zour. Source: SyriaInfo

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (Taliban) improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Army’s armored vehicle in Ghwand Topcha area of Maymana district.

Kunar Province:

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

Nangarhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed an element of the Islamic State in Khogyani district.

Unknown individual conducted a suicide attack at a gathering of a parliamentary candidate in Kama district. According to the reports, at least 13 civilians were killed and 35 wounded in the attack.

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

Paktia Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 26 and wounded three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two vehicles in Zurmat district.

Ghazni Province:

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

Paktika Province:

National Directorate of Security arrested three elements of the Haqqani Network in the village of Khajeh Kheil.

Farah Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Army’s armored vehicle in Taing area of Pusht Rod 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 ten and wounded seven elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed five bases and five improvised explosive devices in Khas Urozgan district.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device targeted an Afghan National Army’s foot patrol, killing six soldiers in Bakorzo area of Qalat district. Similarly, an Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Army’s armored personnel carrier in Bara Khel area of Shah Joy district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed ten elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Nad Ali district.

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 National Army’s armored personnel carrier in Kalashamir area of Maywand district.

Two elements of the Afghan National Security Forces surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan with their weapons in Nesh 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:

Other:

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