Syrian War Daily – 11th of August 2019

Hello and welcome to the 878th 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 two operations against the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army in Afrin region. Full statement released by the group;

On August 09, our forces carried out two specific operations targeting the Turkish occupation machinery and checkpoints in the village of Kemara in Shirawa district of Afrin, where our forces confirmed the results of the two operations as follows: One of the dealers with the occupation killed.

As for the second operation, our forces targeted a point where Turkish occupation soldiers were stationed in the village where it was completely destroyed, in which seven Turkish soldiers were killed and two high-ranking officers were seriously injured, where three helicopters of the occupation were mobilized to transport the dead and wounded to hospitals inside Turkey.

Hama:

The Syrian Army captured the town of Al-Habit from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir (National Liberation Front). On another front, the Syrian Army attempted and failed to capture Sukayk, after previously capturing Tell Sukayk.

Situation at Sukayk and Atshan, southern Idlib governorate. Source: Peter Bucci

Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir’s member faction Jaysh al-Ahrar announced the death of 3 of its commanders during clashes with the Syrian Army in southern Idlib and northern Hama. The killed commanders are Abu Musab al-Tunisi, Abu Setif al-Binnishi, and Abu Qatada al-Homsi.

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Approximate situation around Al-Habit. Source: Peter Bucci

Daraa:

Unknown gunmen killed one and wounded one member of the Syrian Army in the eastern part of Nawa city.

Afghanistan

Urozgan Province:

Afghan National Security Forces destroyed an Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) compound in a raid in Tarinkot district.

CJTF-OIR:

CJTF-OIR announced a change in their publishing policy. Now one strike report will be published each week on Mondays.

Other:

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