Syrian War Daily – 27th of May 2019

Hello and welcome to the 802nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Idlib:

Syrian Arab Army’s artillery and the Syrian Arab Air Force targeted Ariha, Kafr Aweid, Kafr Nabl, Maar Tahroma, Kafr Sajna, Kansafra, and several other localities in the governorate. According to the Syrian Civil Defense (The White Helmets), at least six civilians were killed and more than 20 were wounded by the targeting.

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham ambushed and killed Islamic State’s Wali of Idlib region, Abu Suleiman al-Iraqi, somewhere in the governorate.

Hama:

Free Syrian Army’s Jaysh al-Nasr (Army of Victory) shelled Al-Suqaylabiyah and Mahardah in northern Hama. According to the Syrian Arab News Agency, two civilians were wounded by the shelling.

Approximate situation around Kafr Nabudah. Source: Suriyak

Al-Quneitra:

Israeli Defense Forces targeted a Syrian Arab Army’s position east of Khan Arbanah, reportedly killing one and wounding one element of the army.

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) killed two and wounded two elements of the Afghan Local Police in Almar district.

Sar-e Pol Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News stated that the group overran five Afghan National Security Forces’ checkpoints in Qashqari area of Sar-e Pol district. According to Al-Emarah, 13 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and 25 were wounded in the encounters. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized two armored vehicles, three motorcycles, two DShK heavy machine guns, and eight rifles from the checkpoints.

Maydan Wardak Province:

Afghan National Security killed five and arrested five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and six improvised explosive devices in Saydabad district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed six elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and destroyed two vehicles in Andar district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 11 and arrested four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Nahri Saraj, Musa Qala, and Kajaki districts.

Kandahar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed two elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Loy Karez area of Maywand district.

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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