Syrian War Daily – 27th of February 2019

Hello and welcome to the 713th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Raqqa:

Left over Islamic State’s improvised explosive device killed one and wounded one civilian in the city of Raqqa.

Daraa:

A former commander of the Free Syrian Army’s ‘Liwa al-Muhajireen wa al-Ansar fi Daraa’, Iyad Qaddour returned to Daraa governorate from Jordan and signed a reconciliation agreement with the Syrian government.

Libya

Murzuq:

Libyan National Army reportedly entered Traghan and Fanaql areas on the road between Murzuq and Umm al-Aranib. Interestingly enough, Umm al-Aranib area was previously reported as captured by the army on the 11th of February, however, newer reports indicate that the army does not have control over the area.

Approximate situation on the road between Muruq and Umm al-Aranib

Afghanistan

Nangarhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two elements of the Islamic State 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

Paktia Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed seven elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban), including four commanders; Abdullah, Zahidullah, Yousef, and Badrudin, as well as destroyed a vehicle in Zurmat district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s sniper killed an element of the Afghan National Police in Zurmat district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Andar and Qarabagh districts.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Security Forces’ vehicle, reportedly killing seven elements in Andar district.

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed three tunnels, an IED factory, and three weapons depots and ammunition caches in Tarinkot district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed ten, wounded two, and arrested one element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed 17 IEDs and 20 fighting positions in Sangin district. The forces also seized two vehicles and two motorcycles in the same operations.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed two elements of the Afghan National Army in an attack on a road towards Lashkar Gah in Poplazo area of Nahri Saraj 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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