Hello and welcome to the 598th installment of the SWD.
Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:
Improvised explosive device wounded the leader of Marea’s military council, Ahmed Hafez on Jarz road near Marea. Separately, an improvised explosive device wounded a commander of the Free Syrian Army’s Jabhat al-Shamiya (Levant Front), Hamoud Abu al-Kala on the road between Marea and Kaljibrin.
Left over Islamic State’s improvised explosive device killed a civilian in the city of Tadef near Al-Bab.
Situation in northern Aleppo. Source: Syrian Civil War Map
Vehicle-borne improvised explosive device killed five and wounded two individuals near Al-Nour street of Raqqa city.
Two suspected elements of the Islamic State were killed when their motorcycle exploded in the center of Tell Manis in southern Idlib.
Islamic State allegedly arrested 35 individuals on charges of collaborating with the Syrian Democratic Forces in the village of Al-Shafaa in eastern Deir al-Zour.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (Taliban) Al-Emarah News claimed that 15 elements of the Afghan Local Police surrendered to the group in Chahar Toth area of Pashtun Kot district.
Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 18 elements of the Islamic State and destroyed a base in Deh Bala (Haska Meyna) and Nazyan districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.
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
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Army’s armored vehicle, killing two and wounding three soldiers in Andar district.
Afghan National Security Forces killed three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Sharana district.
Afghan National Security Forces killed 14 and wounded two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Khas Urozgan district.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran two Afghan National Army’s military bases in Paie Nawa area of Tarinkot district. 16 elements of the Afghan National Army were arrested and four armored personnel carriers destroyed in the encounters. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized two armored personnel carriers, two RPG launchers, nine assault rifles, six PK machine guns, and large quantities of ammunition from the bases.
Afghan National Security Forces killed six, wounded three, and arrested three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a vehicle and an ammunition cache in Nad Ali district.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed and killed two elements of the Afghan National Army in Camp area of Marjah district.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed three elements of the Afghan National Army in Parchawi and Haji Abdul Aziz Pump area of Jerashk district.
Afghan National Security Forces killed three and wounded five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Maywand district.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s sniper killed two elements of the Afghan National Army in Camp Bazar area of Zhari district.
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