Syrian War Daily – 10th of August 2019

Hello and welcome to the 877th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

‘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 northern Aleppo. Full statement released by the group;

On August 9th in the Al-Bab region in the village of Twes, our forces carried out an effective operation and were able to take themselves into the base and positions of the Jabha Al-Sham jihadist gang. As a result of 15 minutes of heavy clashes, 2 motorbikes belonging to the jihadists were destroyed, 8 jihadists were killed and a further 4 were injured. Our forces seized the following armament and equipment: 3 AK-47’s, 1 sniper rifle, 1 thermal scope, 11 magazines and 2 magazine vests.”

Afrin Liberation Forces | August 10th 2019

Vehicle-borne improvised explosive device killed one and wounded six civilians in the city of Azaz in northern Aleppo.

Idlib:

Russian Air Force and the Syrian Arab Air Force conducted air raids over Al-Tamaneh, Khan Sheikhun, Kafr Nabl, Rakaya, Kafr Sijnah, Al-Habit, and Al-Khuwayn. According to the Syrian Civil Defense (The White Helmets), one civilian was killed and 17 were wounded by the air raids.

Unknown gunmen killed two elements of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham near Tell al-Aqaba on the road between Kafr Takharim and Harim.

Hama:

Syrian Arab Army captured Tell Sukayk from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Al-Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir (National Liberation Front). However, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham launched a counterattack on Tell Sukayk, which started with a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device. On another front, the Syrian Arab Army captured Maghar al-Hammam and Maghar al-Hantah just northwest of Al-Habit, as clashes between the two reached outskirts of Al-Habit.

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

Afghanistan

Maidan Wardak Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed six and arrested three elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Saydabad and Chaki Wardak districts.

Logar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 34 and wounded four elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Pol-e Alam, Baraki Barak, and Charkh districts.

Ghazni Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed five and wounded seven elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in an attack on a convoy in Ghazni district.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News stated that the group once again overran the administration center of Seyuri district from the Afghan National Security Forces.

Kandahar Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan killed six elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in an attack on a checkpoint near the administration center of Zhari 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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