Syrian War Daily – 17th of July 2019

Hello and welcome to the 853rd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:



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


Improvised explosive device wounded two civilians near the village of Ratala, south of Raqqa city.


Vehicle-borne improvised explosive device targeted a checkpoint of the Syrian Democratic Forces’ Asayîş (Security) in Ghwairan neighborhood of Al-Hasakah city. The explosion reportedly wounded two civilians and an element of Asayîş.

Improvised explosive device killed two individuals, as they were attempting to plant the explosive device in Al-Yarabiyah area on the road between the villages of Tell Mushahin and Al-Shafaniyah.


Improvised explosive device reportedly killed five elements of the Syrian Arab Army on the road between Al-Yadoudah and Al-Muftara.

Unknown individuals assassinated a Syrian Arab Army’s officer, Brigadier Nidal Sulaiman al-Nabawani with an improvised explosive device on a road near the village of Al-Tira, west of Daraa city. The explosion also killed Al-Nabawani’s wife and child.


Ghazni Province:

Unknown gunman assassinated the Afghan National Army’s commander of the 3rd Brigade of 203rd Thunder Corps, Colonel Abdul Mubeen Mujtaba during his visit in Qarabagh district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed five and wounded one element of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Kajaki district.

Kandahar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 27 and wounded 12 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as defused 13 improvised explosive devices in Shah Wali Kot district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan reportedly killed 13 and wounded around a dozen of Afghan National Security Forces’ elements in Mano and Chinar areas 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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