Syrian War Daily – 6th of March 2019

Hello and welcome to the 720th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Improvised explosive device wounded a civilian in the village of Fafin.

Raqqa:

Unknown gunmen wounded two elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces’ Asayîş (Security) near the village of Khas Ajil.

Idlib:

Syrian Arab Army’s artillery and the Syrian Arab Air Force targeted Al-Nairab, Jisr al-Shughour, Saraqib, Khal al-Sabil, and Khan Sheikhun in the governorate. Reports claimed that two civilians were killed and around 19 wounded by the targeting.

Hama:

Rebel forces shelled Jourin village in northern Hama, reportedly killing one and wounding six civilians, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency.

Free Syrian Army’s Jaysh al-Izza stated that seven of its elements were killed and 15 wounded by the Syrian Arab Army’s shelling of northern Hama.

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Approximate situation in northern Hama. Source: Syrian Civil War Map

Homs:

Two elements of the Free Syrian Army’s Jaysh Maghawir al-Thawra (Revolutionary Commando Army) were wounded in clashes with the Islamic State, as the latter attempted to infiltrate 55km zone in the vicinity of Al-Tanf.

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed four and wounded eight elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Gurziwan district.

Jowzjan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 33 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Fayzabad district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Kunduz Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 27 and wounded 16 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as cleared several villages in Imam Sahib district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan reportedly killed 20 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces and seized two posts in Imam Sahib district, according to the group’s Al-Emarah News.

Approximate situation in Kunduz province, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Afganistan Bülteni

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed nine and arrested ten elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Andar and Deh Yak districts.

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 12 and wounded one element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Tarinkot district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Jerashk district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed five and wounded several elements of the Afghan Local Police in an attack in Tangano Godar area of Nawa-I-Barakzayi 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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