Syrian War Daily – 13th of June 2019

Hello and welcome to the 819th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Raqqa:

Improvised explosive device killed one and wounded two elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces near Al-Karama in eastern Raqqa.

Al-Hasakah:

Syrian Arab Armed Forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces’ Asayîş (Security) exchanged detainees in the city of Al-Qamishli. Asayîş released a commander of the National Defense Forces and an official of the Syrian government’s reconciliation office, in exchange for five officials of the Rojava’s local council of Al-Qamishli. However, Asayîş was also supposed to release a correspondent of Al-Ikhbariya, Mohammed al-Qusayr, because of whom the whole detention spree started.

Hama:

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Approximate situation in northern Hama, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Peter Bucci

Homs:

Islamic State ambushed a group of Syrian Arab Army’s elements near the city of Al-Sukhnah, northeast of Palmyra. According to the Islamic State’s Amaq Agency, 11 elements of the Syrian Arab Army were killed and a vehicle was destroyed in the ambush.

Daraa:

Unknown gunmen killed one and wounded several elements of the Syrian Arab Army on the road between Buser al-Harir and Nahata.

Afghanistan

Takhar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 19 and wounded 12 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Khwaja Ghar district. Reports also claimed that the security forces cleared the district from the group’s presence.

Kunar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three and wounded five elements of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (Army of the Righteous) in Asmar district.

Urozgan Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan attacked Afghan National Security Forces’ reinforcements arriving in Shamansoro area of Tarinkot district. Eight elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and four were arrested in the encounter.

Zabul Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Shinkay and Qalat districts.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Marjah district.

Kandahar Province:

11 elements of the Afghan Local Police surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Mano area of Shah Wali Kot 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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