Syrian War Daily – 26th of March 2019

Hello and welcome to the 740th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


Islamic State’s Amaq Agency stated that nine elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed in an attack on a checkpoint near the city of Manbij.

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham conducted an exchange with the Syrian Arab Army at Al-Ais crossing in southern Aleppo. Syrian Arab Army released three detainees in exchange for locations of buried Syrian Arab Army’s elements in Abu al-Duhur area.


Approximate situation around Manbij. Source: Suriyak


Improvised explosive device killed one and wounded two civilians in the village of Al-Asadiya, north of Raqqa city.


Balkh Province:

Two elements of the Afghan National Police and three elements of the Afghan Local Police surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Shortepa district.

Zabul Province:

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

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed and wounded seven elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Sarwan Kala area of Sangin district.

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


CJTF-OIR announced a change in their publishing policy. Now one strike report will be published each week on Mondays.

Amaq Agency:


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