Syrian War Daily – 11th of March 2019

Hello and welcome to the 725th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Idlib:

Syrian Arab Army’s artillery shelling of southern Idlib reportedly killed one and wounded three elements of Al-Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir (National Liberation Front)’s Jaysh al-Nukba.

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

Deir al-Zour:

Syrian Arab News Agency released a report claiming that more than 50 civilians were killed by CJTF-OIR‘s air raids over the Islamic State-held parts of Al-Baghouz camp in eastern Deir al-Zour. Full report released by the Syrian Arab News Agency;

At least 50 civilians, children and women included, were martyred in a new massacre committed by the US-led International coalition in al-Baghouz camp in eastern Deir Ezzor.

Local sources said that more than 50 civilians were martyred and scores were injured on Monday as a result of airstrikes by the US-led international coalition on al-Baghouz camp.

The sources pointed out that the aggression targeted dozens of families while trying to escape from the areas where Daesh terrorists are positioned.

According to the sources, the death toll is likely to rise as most of the wounded sustained serious injuries.

Daraa:

Dozens of residents in the city of Tafas demonstrated against the Syrian government and chanted slogans against the president of the Syrian Arab Republic, Bashar al-Assad. The demonstrators also expressed their support for people in Idlib governorate, which is extensively shelled by the Syrian Arab Army’s artillery, backed by the Syrian Arab Air Force and the Russian Air Force.

Afghanistan

Badghis Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) overran an Afghan National Security Forces’ battalion and three posts in Lodinyano area of Murghab district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, 20 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed, four were wounded, and 27 arrested in the encounters. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized ten PK machine guns, six RPG launchers, and 18 assault rifles from the posts.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three, wounded two, and arrested three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Deh Yak and Qarabagh districts.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran a key Afghan National Army’s post in Yakchal area of Nahri Saraj district. Eight elements of the Afghan National Army were reportedly killed in the encounter.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed five elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Parchawi and Zarh Pul areas 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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