Syrian War Daily – 3rd of March 2019

Hello and welcome to the 717th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Syrian Democratic Forces’ Manbij Military Council arrested three individuals in Manbij city, on charges of planning to plant several improvised explosive devices on the behalf of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army.

Vehicle-borne improvised explosive device wounded a civilian in the city of Qabasin near Al-Bab.

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Approximate situation around Manbij. Source: Suriyak

Hama:

Ansar al-Tawhid’s inghimasi (suicide fighters) raided Syrian Arab Army’s positions near Al-Musasana and Al-Mester in northern Hama. Answar al-Tawhid released a statement claiming that more than 40 elements of the Syrian Arab Army were killed and wounded in the raid. However, other reports suggested that 18 elements of the Syrian Arab Army were killed and 12 wounded, while seven elements of Answar al-Tawhid were also reportedly killed in the encounter.

Al-Quneitra:

Syrian Arab Army arrested three former commanders of the Free Syrian Army; Owaid al-Aqal, Radwan al-Rafie, and Naji al-Murshid.

Afghanistan

Sar-e Pol Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) attacked an Afghan National Security Forces’ military convoy coming from Sancharak district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, 33 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were allegedly killed, 44 wounded, and four captured in the attack. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized five armored vehicles, an ambulance, and seven motorcycles from the encounter.

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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