Syrian War Daily – 31st of January 2019

Hello and welcome to the 686th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham briefly opened and then closed again Al-Ghazawiya crossing between Idlib and Afrin. The crossing was opened for a few hours, allowing the entrance of civilian vehicles and fuel trucks in both directions.

Al-Hasakah:

Improvised explosive device wounded two civilians near Al-Basheer mosque in Al-Arbawiyah neighborhood of Al-Qamishli.

Idlib:

Unknown gunmen kidnapped a former element of Ahrar al-Sham, Maher Abidu from his home in the city of Kafr Nabl (Kafranbel) in southern Idlib. Abidu is known for his strong sentiment against Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.

Deir al-Zour:

Syrian Democratic Forces retreated from several points in Al-Baghouz Fawqani, as clashes with the Islamic State continue in the area. Syrian Democratic Forces also made limited advances on Araqub, Marashida and Mazraat al-Safafinah fronts.

Approximate situation between Marashida and Baghouz. Source: Suriyak

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 25 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Shirin Tagab district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 11 and wounded nine elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Khas Urozgan district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three and wounded two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as defused eight improvised explosive devices in Sangin district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed and wounded five elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in an attack on a checkpoint in Marjah district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed three elements of the Afghan National Police in Nahri Saraj and Jerashk districts.

Three elements of the Afghan National Police surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan with their weapons in Bazar area of Jerashk 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 11 and wounded nine elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a vehicle in Shah Wali Kot and Maywand districts.

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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