Syrian War Daily – 4th of December 2018

Hello and welcome to the 628th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Raqqa:

Improvised explosive device wounded two civilians on a road east of the village of Al-Ansar in northern Raqqa.

Idlib:

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Ahrar al-Sham clashed in western Idlib and northwestern Hama, after the latter attempted to open its headquarters in the village of Jadraya and the former intervened to prevent it. The clashes between the two spread from Jadraya to nearby Anb, Zayzoun, Al-Laj, and Tell al-Sahan, all of which were captured by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham. One civilian was reportedly killed in the clashes between the two in Jadraya. However, the two sides agreed to a temporary ceasefire in the region until Wednesday morning, when the leaderships of the two sides are expected to hold a meeting in an attempt to resolve the dispute.

Deir al-Zour:

Syrian Democratic Forces and the Islamic State continued to clash in the city of Hajin, primarily in the northwestern part of the locality, as the former attempted to make further advances in the area.

Approximate situation around Hajin. Source: Syrian Civil War Map

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two and wounded four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Qurghan district.

Sar-e Pol Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran five Afghan National Security Forces’ checkpoints near the administration center of Sayyad district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, dozens of elements, including Sayyad district’s police chief, Abdul Malik were killed in the encounters.

Khost Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed two elements of the Afghan National Army during clashes between the two in Musa Khel district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 42 and wounded three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed two motorcycles in Jaghori, Ab Band, and Deh Yak districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Zabul Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed nine and arrested 12 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Shah Joy district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 18 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and destroyed four motorcycles in Sangin, Kajaki, Nahri Saraj, and Jerashk districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s sniper killed and wounded two elements of the Afghan National Army in Narozo Killi area of Nad Ali district.

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

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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