Syrian War Daily – 17th of April 2019

Hello and welcome to the 762nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


’Wrath of Olives Operation Room’ released a new statement claiming that the group conducted an operation against the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army in Afrin region. Full statement released by the group;

As part of the retaliation of our forces and our belief in retaliation against all mercenaries , we are escalating our operations throughout the Syrian north until we liberate our land from terrorist groups and the Turkish occupation army.

In addition, one of our groups detonated a mine at a checkpoint of the Turkish occupation mercenaries in the area of ​​Mobata of Afrin city on 16/4/2019, killing three and wounding two mercenaries.

We assure that we have stepped up our operations in our occupied land against the thieves and mercenaries associated with the Turkish occupation until they are removed from our land and to ensure a dignified return for our people.


Improvised explosive device killed one and wounded one element of the Syrian Arab Army on the road between the villages of Dalha and Shanan.


Unknown gunmen killed an armed individual in the city of Sarmin. Separately, unknown gunmen killed a civilian in the city of Idlib.


Unknown gunmen killed two and wounded one individual near the city of Al-Lataminah in northern Hama.


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



Armed Forces of the Government of National Accord reportedly made advances against the Libyan National Army in Al-Saadiyah area on Al-Aziziyah front in southern Tripoli.


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

Nangarhar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (Taliban) improvised explosive device killed and wounded four elements of the Afghan National Army in Ghani Khel district.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Security Forces’ armored personnel carrier near Atish checkpoint area in Mizan district.

Kandahar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed three elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Sara Sakhar area of Shah Wali Kot 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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