Hello and welcome to the 605th installment of the SWD.
Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:
Free Syrian Army’s Firqat al-Sultan Murad (Sultan Murad Division) arrested Bilal Sirioul, a media activist and photographer from Douma in eastern Ghouta. Sirioul was arrested because he did not have a permit to take photos during a photo tour in the city of Afrin.
Improvised explosive device wounded three civilians during an olive harvest in the village of Umm al-Turakiyah in southeastern Idlib. Separately, a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device killed one and wounded one civilian in the city of Sarmin.
Syrian Arab Army and the Russian Military police reopened the crossing between Morek – Souran in northern Hama to civilian and commercial traffic. The crossing was closed by the Russian Military Police two days ago after a Syrian Arab Army’s raid against the Free Syrian Army in the region.
Syrian Arab Army’s Lieutenant colonel Mohannadi Kaidi was killed in a traffic accident on the road between Al-Salamiyah and Al-Saboura in eastern Hama.
Situation in northern Hama. Source: Syrian Civil War Map
Afghan National Security Forces allegedly killed 32 and wounded 31 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban), as well as destroyed two ammunition caches in Archi (Dasht-e Archi) district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized a large Afghan National Army’s military base in Burka district, reportedly killing 14 and capturing two soldiers in the process.
Maidan Wardak Province:
Afghan National Security Forces killed 17 and wounded 11 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Saydabad district.
Afghan National Security Forces killed eight elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and destroyed three vehicles in Jaji Aryoub district.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s sniper killed an element of the Afghan Local Police in the city of Gardez, capital of Paktia province.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News stated that the group overran five Afghan National Army’s military bases in Khanqa area of Tarinkot district. According to Al-Emarah News, 30 elements of the Afghan National Army were killed in the encounters.
Afghan National Security Forces killed three and wounded seven elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed three hideouts and defused seven improvised explosive devices in Nawa-I-Barakzayi and Sangin districts.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran an Afghan National Police’s checkpoint in Khasar Abad area of Nawa-I-Barakzayi district. Eight elements of the Afghan National Police were killed and a vehicle destroyed in the encounter. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized an RPG launcher and three assault rifles from the checkpoint.
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