Syrian War Daily – 12th of April 2019

Hello and welcome to the 757th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


Left over landmine killed two and wounded five children in Al-Hamdaniyah district of Aleppo city. The incident occurred as the children interacted with the landmine after finding it in ‘1070 Apartments Project’ area. Separately, an improvised explosive device wounded a civilian near Abu Bakr mosque in Al-Bab city.

Suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device wounded an element of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham at Sheikh Suleiman checkpoint in the city of Darat Izza in western Aleppo.


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


Improvised explosive device wounded a civilian in Al-Jamiea neighborhood of Idlib city.


Syrian Arab Army’s artillery shelled Morek, Al-Hawiz, Kernaz, Tell Bizam, Zayzun, and Al-Muhajireen in northern and northwestern Hama. Reports claimed that two civilians were wounded by the shelling.



Libyan National Army and forces loyal to the Government of National Reconciliation continued clashing in southern Tripoli, without any major gains on either side.

Approximate situation on Al-Swani front. Source: Suriyak


Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) launched an attack on Afghan National Security Forces’ positions in Shakar Sheila and Eid Gah areas of Sangin district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, at least 14 elements of the Afghan National Security were killed and wounded in the encounters.

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

Kandahar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran an Afghan National Security Forces’ post in Yosuf Nika area of Maruf district. Three elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed, as well as two armored personnel carriers and a pickup destroyed in the encounter.


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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