Syrian War Daily – 4th of August 2019

Hello and welcome to the 871st installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


‘Afrin Liberation Forces’ (Hêzên Rizgariya Efrînê) released a new statement claiming that the group conducted an operation against the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army in Afrin region. Full statement released by the group;

On August 2, our troops ambushed 2 mercenaries of “Ahrar al-Sham on the road related to Feryria village of Jandres district in Afrin area, the 2 mercenaries are: Menar Mustafa, Aziz Aziz, the troops made sure that the 2 mercenaries were carrying out terrorist actions and participated in the occupation of Afrin with the Turkish occupation.

Improvised explosive device killed a civilian in the eastern part of Azaz city in northern Aleppo.


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


Improvised explosive device killed an element of the Syrian Democratic Forces near Al-Firqat 17 in northern Raqqa. The explosion occurred as the element was trying to defuse the explosive device.


Vehicle-borne improvised explosive device killed one and wounded three civilians in Al-Nashwa neighborhood of Al-Hasakah city.


Balkh Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed ten and wounded five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Suryan area of Chahar Bolak district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed five and arrested two elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Zana Khan district.

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed eight elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Deh Rawud district.

Helmand Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan overran two Afghan National Security Forces’ posts in Nari Zabar area of Nawa-I-Barakzayi district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, 18 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed in the encounter.


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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