Syrian War Daily – 3rd of February 2019

Hello and welcome to the 689th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Idlib:

Syrian Arab Army’s artillery shelled Al-Tah, Jarjanaz, Al-Sukayk, Al-Tarei, Al-Rafa, Al-Mushayrifa, Al-Qasabiyah, Al-Habit, and Al-Naqir in southern Idlib. According to the Syrian Civil Defense (The White Helmets), two civilians were killed and several wounded by the shelling of Al-Tah.

Unknown gunmen killed a commander of Ansar al-Tawhid, Abu Hatem al-Hamawi and another commander from Turkey near the village of Al-Fua in the vicinity of Idlib city. Separately, unknown gunmen killed one and wounded one element of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in the city of Sarmada.

Improvised explosive device wounded a civilian near Al-Mutanabi roundabout in the city of Idlib.

Approximate situation in Idlib governorate, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Rr016

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (Taliban) snipers killed an Afghan Local Police’s commander, Abdul Rauf and another element of the local police in Arab Adsaie area of Pashtun Kot district.

Herat Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three and wounded two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Gulran district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan attacked an Afghan National Security Forces’ military center in Karez Alyas area of Gulran district. Eight elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and five wounded in the encounter.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed one and wounded two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Giro district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device killed two elements of the Afghan National Police in Ghazni district.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive devices destroyed two Afghan National Army’s armored personnel carriers in Haji Eshaq Aka Manda area of Shahr-e Safa district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed one and wounded two elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Mizan district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed ten elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a motorcycle and several weapons depots and ammunition caches in Marjah and Nahri Saraj districts.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed three elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Shawal 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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