Syrian War Daily – 18th of July 2019

Hello and welcome to the 854th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Idlib:

Russian Air Force conducted several air raids over the city of Jisr al-Shughur in western Idlib. According to the Syrian Civil Defense (The White Helmets), one civilian was killed and five were wounded by the air raids.

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham executed the former driver and bodyguard of the Islamic State’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Khaled Neama al-Jubouri (Abu Abdul Latif al-Jubouri). Al-Jubouri was captured in an anti-Islamic State raid near Darat Izza in western Aleppo.

Hama:

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Approximate situation in northern Hama. Source: Peter Bucci

Deir al-Zour:

Left over Islamic State’s improvised explosive device killed two civilians in Al-Sousa in eastern Deir al-Zour. Similarly, an improvised explosive device killed a civilian on the road between the villages of Dhubyan and Al-Tiyana.

Improvised explosive device killed two individuals, as they were attempting to plant the explosive device on the road between the villages of Dhubyan and Hawaij.

Daraa:

Unknown gunmen attacked a Syrian Arab Army’s checkpoint in the city of Al-Sanamayn. Two civilians were killed as a result of clashes between the two sides.

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 18 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban), including a prominent commander, Mawlavi Jundullah in Kolian area of Bilchiragh district. Nine elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan were also wounded in the encounters.

Kabul Province:

Three elements of the Afghan National Army defected to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Surobi district.

Farah Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed one and wounded four elements of the Afghan National Police in an attack on a post in Namaindagi area of Farah district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 20 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Kajaki 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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