Syrian War Daily – 16th of April 2019

Hello and welcome to the 761st installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


Improvised explosive device wounded a commander of Faylaq al-Sham, Khaled al-Khaled in the village of Kafr Halab in western Aleppo.


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


Improvised explosive device killed an element of the Syrian Democratic Forces on a road near the 17th Division base.


Improvised explosive device wounded an element of Al-Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir (National Liberation Front)’s Jaysh al-Ahrar in the village of Sheikh Idris in eastern Idlib.

Deir al-Zour:

Improvised explosive device wounded three civilians near Tishreen school in the city of Al-Bukamal (Abu Kamal) in eastern Deir al-Zour.


Improvised explosive device wounded a civilian in the city of Qudsaya, west of Damascus.


Afghan Ministry of Defense didn’t release any reports regarding Afghan National Security Forces’ operations across the country.

Jowzjan Province:

One element of the Afghan National Police defected to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Mardyan district.

Baghlan Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed one and wounded one element of the Afghan Local Police in Pul-e Khumri district.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed three elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Mizan district.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Security Forces’ armored personnel carrier in Moble Khada area of Sangin district.


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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