Syrian War Daily – 29th of June 2019

Hello and welcome to the 835th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


Hayat Tahrir al-Sham conducted a raid against an Islamic State’s cell in the city of Sarmin. Two elements of the Islamic State were arrested in the raid, while a foreign element blew himself up after getting besieged by the elements of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.


Syrian Arab Army’s artillery shelled a Turkish Armed Forces’ observation post near Maydan Ghazal in northern Hama. Turkey’s Ministry of Defense acknowledged the shelling and stated that it caused no casualties. Turkish Armed Forces reportedly downed a Syrian Arab Army’s drone that was flying over the observation post after the shelling.

Al-Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir (National Liberation Front)’s Jaysh al-Izza destroyed a Syrian Arab Army’s truck and a fighting position with anti-tank guided missiles at Abu Zuhair checkpoint on Kafr Houd front in northern Hama.

Approximate situation in northern Hama. Source: SyriaInfo

Deir al-Zour:

Unknown gunmen attacked a Syrian Democratic Forces’ checkpoint in the city of Hajin in eastern Deir al-Zour. Casualties from the encounter are currently unknown.


Kabul Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 20 and wounded five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Surobi district.

Ghor Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran two Afghan National Security Forces’ posts in Sar Chashma area of Shahrak district. Five elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and eight were wounded in the encounter.

Badghis Province:

Three elements of the Afghan National Security Forces surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Qadis district.

Kandahar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran an Afghan National Security Forces’ post in Malid area of Takhta Pol district. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News claimed that more than 20 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces and an element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan were killed in the encounter. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized 16 assault rifles, two PK machine guns, two RPG launchers, a DShK heavy machine gun, and an armored personnel carrier from the post.


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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