Syrian War Daily – 31st of March 2019

Hello and welcome to the 745th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Yekîneyên Parastina Gel (People’s Protection Units)’s artillery shelled Marea in northern Aleppo, which is under the control of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army. Turkish Ministry of Defense stated that one element of the Turkish Armed Forces was killed and another wounded by the shelling. In response to the shelling, Turkish Armed Forces’ artillery also started shelling YPG’s positions in northern Aleppo, including Al-Shuwargha, Kafr Khashir, and Al-Malikia, from where the original shelling came from.

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

Raqqa:

Left over Islamic State’s improvised explosive device killed one and wounded one civilian in the village of Al-Ansar, west of Raqqa city.

Afghanistan

Badghis Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) overran three Afghan National Security Forces’ posts in Ghandan area of Jawand district. Four elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and three were wounded in the encounters. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized five motorcycles from the posts.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed eight elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Deh Yak and Qarabagh districts.

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed two and wounded one element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a hideout in Tarinkot district.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran an Afghan National Police’s post in Kowok Ghar area between Jerashk and Sangin districts. Eight elements of the Afghan National Police and three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan were killed in the encounter.

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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