Syrian War Daily – 28th of November 2018

Hello and welcome to the 622nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Yekîneyên Parastina Gel’s (People’s Protection Units) Media Center stated that five elements of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army were killed in two operations conducted by the group in Afrin region. Full statement by the Media Center;

Within the scope of the second phase of the Resistance of the Age in occupied Afrin, our forces carried out two separate operations targeting the Turkish-backed mercenaries in Afrin city as well as in Afrin’s Sherawa district. Details of these operations are as follows:

1.On November 26th, our unit carried out a sabotage action on the road leading from Afrin city center to the Basuta village located in Sherawa district, targeting a military vehicle of the Hamza Division mercenary faction. As a result, the vehicle itself was completely destroyed, while four of the terrorists were killed and two were heavily wounded.

On the same day, our unit carried out an action in the Gubele village, near to Afrin city, targeting a military vehicle of the Levant Front (Jabhat al-Shamiya) mercenary faction. As a result, one terrorist was killed.

2.Regarding our previous statement, related to the sabotage action carried out by our unit on November 24th on the road leading to the Birj Heyder village and where we have stated that two of the Sham Legion terrorists were heavily wounded, it was confirmed that they were killed.

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Approximate situation in northern Aleppo. Source: Syrian Civil War Map

Al-Hasakah:

Improvised explosive device targeted a Syrian Democratic Forces’ motorcycle on a road near the city of Al-Shaddadi in southern Al-Hasakah. Two elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces were reportedly killed by the explosion.

Idlib:

Unknown gunmen killed an element of Faylaq al-Sham near the city of Binnish, north of Idlib.

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed seven and wounded 11 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Gurziwan district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News stated that Afghan National Security Forces retreated from eight checkpoints in Khadaymat area of Almar district. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan reportedly took control of the checkpoints and surrounding areas after the retreat.

Balkh Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News claimed that 41 elements of the Afghan Local Police defected to the group in Sholgara district.

Nangarhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 27 and wounded three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed nine training centers in Khogyani district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. Separately, the ministry also stated that 19 elements of the Islamic State were killed in Achin 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 reportedly killed 28 and wounded 22 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two motorcycles in Andar, Qarabagh, Gelan, and Ghazni districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan claimed responsibility for the yesterday’s improvised explosive device attack in which three U.S. service members were killed and three wounded near the city of Ghazni.

Urozgan Province:

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

Zabul Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three and wounded three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a motorcycle and several weapons depots and ammunition caches in Mizan and Shah Joy districts.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed and wounded six elements of the Afghan National Army in Camp area of Marjah district.

Afghan National Army’s element surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Nari Manda area of Nad Ali district.

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

Kandahar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed seven elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and destroyed three vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices in Maywand district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Army’s armored personnel carrier in Khakrez 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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