Syrian War Daily – 15th of August 2019

Hello and welcome to the 882nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Raqqa:

An improvised explosive device wounded an individual in Al-Taminat neighborhood of Raqqa city.

Idlib:

The Syrian Army captured Madaya and Abdeen northwest of Khan Sheikhun from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir (National Liberation Front).

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham launched a large counterattack against the Syrian Army on the Sukayk front. Hayat Tahrir al-Sham made only minor advances on the front, failing to capture any significant areas.

Approximate situation west of Khan Sheikhun. Source: Suriyak

Afghanistan

Logar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 11 members of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) and destroyed 40 improvised explosive devices in a raid in Charkh district.

Paktia Province:

The Taliban killed 8 and wounded 5 members of the Afghan National Security Forces in attacks in Wuza Zadran district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed 2 and wounded 3 members of the Taliban, as well as destroyed three motorcycles in Marwardar area of Qarabagh district.

CJTF-OIR:

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

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