Syrian War Daily – 2nd of April 2019

Hello and welcome to the 747th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Improvised explosive device wounded three civilians in the city of Al-Atarib in western Aleppo.

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

Raqqa:

Islamic State’s cell reportedly attacked a checkpoint of the National Defense Force near the city of Al-Sabkha in eastern Raqqa. According to reports, four elements of the National Defense Force and two elements of the Islamic State were killed in the clashes.

Unknown gunmen attacked a Syrian Democratic Forces’ checkpoint and wounded one element near the village of Jib Shaer, northwest of Raqqa city.

Left over Islamic State’s improvised explosive device wounded two civilians in Al-Taminat district of Raqqa city.

Afghanistan

Kunar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 13 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Chapa Dara district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 13 and wounded six elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Qarabagh, Andar, and Muqur districts. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed an Afghan National Security Forces’ convoy on its way towards Kandahar province in Andar district, reportedly killing nine and wounding 12 elements.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran an Afghan National Security Forces’ post in Kakarano area of Qalat district. Ten elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and two were wounded in the encounter.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 13 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and destroyed two vehicles in Nahri Saraj, Nad Ali, and Musa Qala districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

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

Kandahar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed four and wounded five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Khakrez district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed and killed a commander of the Afghan National Security Forces in the 1st Police District of Kandahar city.

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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