Syrian War Daily – 27th of October 2018

Hello and welcome to the 590th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Free Syrian Army’s Firqat al-Sultan Murad (Sultan Murad Division) and Ahrar al-Sharqiya clashed in the village of Tell al-Hawa near Al-Bab, after the former reportedly killed an element of the latter at a checkpoint near Al-Ghandoura.

Free Syrian Army’s Liwa Shuhada al-Sharqiya was dissolved today in a video statement made by its leader, Abu Khawla. According to Abu Khawla, main reason for the dissolution is due to his health. Liwa Shuhada al-Sharqiya handed over its weapons and vehicles to the military court in Aleppo, while Abu Khawla expressed his readiness to appear in front of the court in case any charges are brought up against him.

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Situation in northern Aleppo. Source: Syrian Civil War Map

Afghanistan

Nangarhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two elements of the Islamic State in Deh Bala (Haska Meyna) 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

Paktia Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Zurmat district.

Herat Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan captured two elements of the Afghan National Army in Kohistan district.

Urozgan Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device killed two and wounded two elements of the Afghan National Army in Tori Chena area of Chora district,.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed and wounded six elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Jerashk and Lashkar Gah districts. Two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan were also wounded in the encounters.

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

Kandahar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 15 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed seven motorcycles, a vehicle, and a hideout in Shah Wali Kot district.

Two Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s elements infiltrated an Afghan National Army’s checkpoint in Sara Ghar area of Maywand district. Five elements of the Afghan National Army, including commander Pahlawan and his brother were reportedly killed in the encounter.

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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