Syrian War Daily – 10th of December 2018

Hello and welcome to the 634th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Idlib:

Unknown gunmen killed two elements of Ahrar al-Sham near the village of Al-Tah in southern Idlib.

Deir al-Zour:

Syrian Democratic Forces captured Hajin hospital at the outskirts of Hajin city from the Islamic State. Syrian Democratic Forces also captured Jabal Baghouz near Iraqi border from the Islamic State.

Unknown gunmen reportedly killed five elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces at a checkpoint in the village of Dhubyan in eastern Deir al-Zour.

Approximate situation in eastern Deir al-Zour, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: IWN

Afghanistan

Afghan Ministry of Defense didn’t release any reports regarding Afghan National Security Forces’ operations across the country today.

Faryab Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) overran an Afghan National Security Forces’ checkpoint in Almar district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, 12 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and eight wounded, as well as six armored vehicles destroyed in the encounter. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized two PK machine guns, an RPG launcher, and nine assault rifles from the checkpoint.

Seven elements of the Afghan Local Police surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Qaysar, Almar, and Shirin Tagab districts.

Ghazni Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan captured three Afghan National Army’s checkpoints in Sabri district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, 15 elements of the Afghan National Army were killed and one arrested in the encounters.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed and wounded three elements of the Afghan National Army in Terikh Nawar area of Marjah 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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