October 01, 2018
School in Gharanij
Ninewa municipality re-opens church [..]
ID forgers busted with over 750 blank documents [..]
Another smuggler caught in Shirqat [..]
Ninewa says over 16,000 houses were destroyed by Daesh [..]
New Basra Ops Commander appointed [..]
Erdogan threatens to clear Qandil, Sinjar, Manbij of PKK [..]
Syrian gov’t controlled most Syrian oil since 2012 [..]
SOHR says over 18,000 casualties from Russian air campaign [..]
Iran hits Daesh with ballistic missiles [..]
… Fars posts footage; NYT says drones used as well as missiles [..]
Iraqi refugees leave Hasaka for Iraqi IDP camps [..]
Daesh disbands non-military offices in Hajin [..]
33 Daesh fighters killed around Al-Baghouz [..]
Germany: German court agrees to extradite Iranian diplomat [..]
Nigeria: Boko Haram kills own commander over plan to surrender [..]
REPORTS FROM IRAQ
Council of Representatives
Speaker of the CoR Mohammed Al-Halbousi discussed with US Special Envoy Brett McGurk the importance of sticking to constitutional deadlines in selecting top posts of the state. They also discussed the regional situation and Iraqi-US coordination in the field of counter-terrorism. [Roj]
The Ninewa municipal directorate announced on Sunday that the Church of St. Paul had been reopened following its reconstruction. The municipal director Abd Al-Qadir Dakhil said that they had restored it in cooperation with humanitarian organizations after it had been destroyed by Daesh. Dakhil noted that Muslim clerics had attended the re-opening ceremony in a show of religious harmony. [FaceIraq]
UNAMI says 75 Iraqi civilians were killed and 179 wounded as an outcome of terror, violence and armed conflicts in Iraq during September. This also includes police and civil defense personnel. [Roj]
The Coalition said that between September 24 and September 30, they carried out 10 airstrikes in Iraq. Of these, 1 was near Mosul, 2 were near “Anbar desert” and Wadi Al-Shai (in Daquq), 1 was near the Makhmur Mountains, 1 was near Makhmur, 1 was near the “Ninewa desert,” 1 was near the Himrin Hills, 2 were near Rawa, and 1 was near Lake Himrin. [InherentResolve]
The Central Statistical Organization of the Ministry of Planning says that Iraq’s population as of the end of September 2018 was 38 million. This includes over 19 million males, 51% of the total, and 18 million females. [Anadolu]
The Ministry of the Interior said on Monday that intelligence and counter-terrorism units had arrested a “criminal network” of 3 people who were making forged identity documents for Daesh officials. Ministry spokesman Sa’ad Ma’an said that “over 750” blank identity documents were seized, including residence and nationality cards, as well as 67 different seals. The Ministry did not specify the location of the arrests. [BaghdadToday]
Center (Rusafa, Karkh, etc.)
Daesh said it killed an Iraqi Army officer and wounded several other soldiers with an IED in the Al-Nahda area on Sunday. [A3maq]
In another report, Daesh said the IED exploded when the soldiers tried to defuse it. [ICDNOct1]
Northeast (Adhamiya, etc.)
A security source said that 2 roadside IED explosions injured 2 people in the Shaab neighborhood of Adhamiya. [Sumaria]
Southeast (Mada’in, etc.)
Daesh said it wounded three PMF members with an IED in the Jisr Diyala area on Friday. [ICDNSep30]
Total Baghdad security incidents reported: 4 (Includes only incidents reported)
Total IED security incidents reported: 3
Daesh said on Saturday it killed or wounded policemen after targeting their vehicle with an IED in the Shuhada neighborhood of south Falluja. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said on Saturday it wounded policemen after targeting their personnel carrier with an IED in the “Al-Muthallath” area, west of Falluja. [ICDNSep29]
The Ministry of the Interior said on Sunday that a Daesh leader had been arrested in the Tameem neighborhood of Ramadi city. [Ghad]
Daesh said on Monday it killed three Iraqi soldiers and destroyed a fuel tanker truck with an IED on the Kilo 18 road, west of Ramadi. [ICDNOct1]
Daesh said on Sunday that it killed or wounded seven PMF members after attacking them with silenced guns in a house in Al-Aqba village, south of Mohammedi in Hit district. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh issued on Saturday a video of their fighters targeting an Iraqi Army military position between Akashat and Al-Qa’im with mortars. [A3maq]
Daesh said on Monday it killed five Iraqi Army members, including an officer, and damaged their vehicle with an IED on the Kilo 70 road, western Rutba. [ICDNOct1]
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that tribal PMF units wounded, and then captured near Shabali village, a man who was smuggling food supplies and pre-paid mobile telephone cards to Daesh terrorists hiding in areas between Shirqat and Qayara. The source said that the tribal PMF handed the smuggler over to the Qayara Police.
DaeshDaily comment. This is the second smuggler captured in the same area within a week.
A tribal PMF commander told a DaeshDaily source on Sunday that Coalition planes foiled a Daesh attack on Shabali village. The commander said the terrorists were preparing to attack the village when Coalition planes bombed them, killing 5 terrorists.
Daesh said it wounded three PMF members, including a commander, and destroyed their Humvee with an IED north of Shirqat, on Saturday. [A3maq]
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that Salahuddin Ops Command units killed 2 Daesh terrorists, including a foreigner, and captured 2 others in the Mtaibija area. The source sent us photos of the terrorists.
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that IFP units killed 4 Daesh terrorists, including Omar Al-Badir, the Daesh commander of Samarra, and a cousin of the Daesh leader Al-Baghdadi, in a military operation in Jazeera Samarra. The source sent us a photo of the terrorist.
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that 3 Saraya Al-Salam members were killed and another wounded when an a roadside IED exploded, targeting their civilian vehicle, on the road between Samarra and Ishaqi.
Southern Salahuddin (Balad)
Daesh said it killed or wounded IFP members and destroyed their vehicle with an IED in the Farahatiya area, near Ishaqi, on Saturday. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said it shot and killed two Shia people and damaged their vehicle in Jawad Al-Bashu village, south of Buhriz, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said it targeted the Shia village of Al-Jizani, in the Al-Waqf area, with 6 mortars, on Saturday. [ICDNSep30]
Central Diyala (Muqdadiya)
The head of the local council for Muqdadiya said on Monday that Daesh fighters had tried to attack 2 security positions held by tribal PMF fighters in the village of Zaham, but that they were fought off. [Mawazin] [Sumaria]
Daesh said it damaged a Shia person’s vehicle with an IED in the Harouniya village, north of Muqdadiya, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Northern Diyala (Kifri, Khanaqin, Khalis north)
A police source says a soldier in a civilian car was wounded by a roadside IED explosion near the “Cobra Camp” in Sadiya subdistrict, Khanaqin district. [Sumaria]
Daesh said it wounded several Iraqi soldiers with an IED in the Albu Sulaibi area, near Udhaim, on Saturday. [ICDNOct1]
Daesh said on Sunday that it targeted Qara Tapa with 2 mortars. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said on Monday it wounded an Iraqi soldier and damaged his vehicle with an IED on the road between Jalawla and Sadiya. [A3maq]
A DaeshDaily source said on Monday that 4 Badr Organization members, including a commander, were killed and their vehicle destroyed in a Daesh ambush near Khanaqin farms.
Daesh said it targeted the house of a National Security Service officer in Yusuf Bek village, north of Khanaqin, on Friday, causing damages. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said on Saturday it wounded a Shia person and damaged his vehicle with an IED in Mahmoud Aziz village, near Khanaqin. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said on Sunday it wounded a policeman and damaged his vehicle with an IED in “Ahmed Taher” village, in Khanaqin district. [A3maq]
Daesh said it damaged a tribal PMF vehicle with an IED in Mubarak village, in Khanaqin district, on Saturday. [ICDNSep30]
Hawija (Riyadh, Al-Zab, etc.)
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that tribal PMF units stopped a Daesh attack on their military position near Al-Zab, killing 2 terrorists, including 1 foreigner. A tribal PMF commander told our source that they anticipate more Daesh attacks in the area because of the lack of security units.
The Center for Security Information says that intelligence units of the IFP found and destroyed a Daesh tunnel in Najatiya village, in Hawija. [Sumaria]
Southwest (Daquq, Rashad, Taza, etc.)
The Ministry of the Interior said on Monday that intelligence units of the IFP had arrested a Daesh member who previously was the official in charge of “zakat” (Islamic tithing; in Daesh’s case, taxation or extortion) for Rashad and Daquq. [Sumaria]
The Ninewa Provincial Council said on Monday that over 16,000 houses in the province had been destroyed by Daesh. [FaceIraq]
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that IFP units shot and killed a Daesh suicide bomber while searching Tal Matar village, in Makhmur. The source said the terrorist, who was hiding in an unfished building, refused to surrender. The source sent us a photo of the terrorist.
The source also said that the units captured 11 persons wanted on terrorism charges, and destroyed 8 IEDs and a tunnel while searching the village and nearby areas.
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that the mayor of Mosul reopped the Bab Al-Tob market in Old Mosul. The market was severely damaged during the liberation battles.
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that Ninewa SWAT units captured a Daesh terrorist who was hiding in the house of a tribal PMF member in the Al-Karama neighborhood in east Mosul. The source said the units also captured the tribal PMF member. The source sent us a photo of the terrorist.
South (Hammam Al-Alil/Qayara)
A security source says a search operation south of Mosul resulted in the arrest of 27 Daesh fighters in Hammam Al-Alil. Some of them were reportedly Daesh “emirs.” [Buratha]
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that Military Intelligence units defused an IED on the road between Hammam Al-Alil and Jahuni village.
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that tribal PMF units captured a man and his son in an ambush near Shakhir village, in Qayara, and handed them over to Military Intelligence serviced units. The source said both men are Daesh explosives experts. The source sent us photos of the captured persons.
Daesh said it shot and killed two tribal PMF intelligence members in the Hammam Al-Alil area, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said it killed five SWAT and tribal PMF members with an IED in the “Al-Karathi” area, in Hammam Al-Alil, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said it destroyed an Iraqi Army Humvee with an IED in “Khad’an” village, in Qayara, on Saturday. [ICDNSep30]
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that Iraqi Army units from the 66th Brigade destroyed several Daesh hideouts in a military operation near Aski Mosul, Hamidat subdistrict.
Daesh said it killed an Iraqi Army captain and four other soldiers with an IED in the Aski Mosul area, on Friday. [ICDNSep30]
PM Haider Al-Abadi, in his role as Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi armed forces, appointed General Qasim Al-Maliki as the new Basra Ops Commander. The former Commander, Jamil Al-Shammari, faced criticism after 18 protestors were killed and dozens wounded during the ongoing protests in Basra. [Rudaw]
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that a social media activist who participate in the demonstrations for better services in Basra was shot and killed in the Hayyaniya area.
The Directorate of Internal Affairs and Security said on Monday that they had arrested a person wanted on terrorism charges in Karbala. [Ghad]
On Monday, Turkey announced that it had killed 4 PKK “terrorists” in airstrikes in the “Ghara” area of “northern Iraq” (i.e. Iraqi Kurdistan) that stretches between Kirkuk and the border between Suleimaniya and Salahuddin. [Anadolu]
DaeshDaily comment. Ghara is often referred to as Ghara Hills or Ghara Heights.
REPORTS FROM TURKEY
Military & security developments
On Monday, in a speech for the opening of the new legislative year at the General Assembly of the Turkish Parliament, President Erdogan stated that Turkey was determined to clear the Qandil Mountains, Sinjar Province, Manbij, and areas east of the Euphrates in Syria of “PKK terrorists,” beginning with the PKK in Syria. He also stated that Turkey had already seized “important areas” of the PKK in Iraq. He said that Turkey was interested in ridding Iraq of sectarianism as soon as possible to allow stability. [Anadolu]
DaeshDaily comment. If one takes Erdogan seriously here, this implies a Turkish ground invasion deep into Iraqi Kurdistan.
REPORTS FROM SYRIA
The Syrian government admitted to producing oil during the period of the civil war, saying that it obtained over 700 million barrels in the past 7 years, out of a projected 960 million for that period based on pre-war production. Since most of the oil and gas fields in Syria have been outside of government control since 2012, observers say this means that the government kept a “network of shared interests” with both Daesh and the PYD to ensure the continued flow of oil. [BasNews]
The SOHR said on Sunday that Russian airstrikes had killed over 18,000 people in Syria over the last 3 years, saying that almost half of them were civilians. Russia responded by claiming that its “accurate” airstrikes had killed 85,000 “terrorists.” The White Helmets released their own report on Sunday, saying that it had responded to “dozens” of Russian strikes on civilian buildings since 2015, including schools, markets, and medical facilities. Sunday, September 30th, was the 3rd anniversary of Russia’s direct entry into the conflict by carrying out airstrikes. [AFP]
On Monday, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) initiated an attack on Daesh positions in Albu Kamal with ballistic missiles. The IRGC press release said that the strike was in retaliation for the attack on a military parade in Ahvaz last month, for which Daesh claimed responsibility. Iranian sources say that the attack came during a meeting of Daesh commanders. These sources claim that 40 of them were killed. The Iranian news agency Mahar says that the missiles hit a strip of land held by Daesh between the SDF-held and Syrian Army-held areas. [Hawar]
The semi-official Iranian Fars news agency posted video footage of the missiles being launched, and reported that they were Zolfaqar (aka Zulfiqar) and Qiam missiles. The New York Times wrote that the missiles launched have ranges of 468 to 500 miles, and had been fired from Kermanshah Province, western Iran. Mohammad Bagheri, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, was quoted by Fars as saying that Daesh was the target of the missile strike, but also that the missiles hit areas close to where the US military was as “a warning for the enemies so they don’t move toward creating insecurity in Iran.”
The New York Times also quoted Hashim Al-Mosawa, a spokesman for the Iraqi Al-Nujaba, as saying that the strike was within Iran’s right to self-defense. They also wrote that a field commander with a pro-Iranian militia near where the strikes had occurred said that Iranian drones had fired rockets at the Daesh targets shortly after the missile strike. [Reuters] [NYT]
The Coalition says that Iran did not issue any warning prior to its attacks on Daesh east of the Euphrates. Sean Ryan, the Coalition spokesman, confirmed that there was no Iranian warning and no damage inflicted on the Coalition. [EnabBiladi]
CNN wrote that the missiles landed “within 3 miles” of US troops. [CNN]
The Daesh leader “Abu Ali Al-Mashandi,” said to be a “first-rank” Daesh leader, was reported killed in the Iranian missile strike on Monday. Masalah wrote that “Al-Mashandi” and other Daesh fighters were killed inside a school in Al-Susah, which was being used as a Daesh headquarters. Another missile reportedly targeted an ammunition depot. [Masalah]
Lilo Abdullha, a spokeswoman for the SDF, says that the Iranian attack was to prevent Daesh militants from escaping from areas that are under siege by the SDF. She says that the attack managed to stop such an escape. [Qasioun]
However, a different spokesman for the SDF denied that any Iranian missile attack on Daesh positions east of the Euphrates took place. Kino Gabriel, the spokesman, says that no attacks took place in the areas of Syrian government or SDF operations, and that there was no bombardment of any area south of the city of Albu Kamal. [Dorar]
Iranian opposition sources say that 2 of the 6 missiles fired by Iran on Daesh positions in Albu Kamal exploded moments after launching, and fell in Iranian villages in Kermanshah, causing civilian casualties. [Dorar]
The Coalition said that between September 24 and September 30, they carried out 54 airstrikes in Syria. Of these, all 54 were near Albu Kamal. [InherentResolve]
On Sunday, US Central Command posted a video on Twitter that showed US soldiers using rocket launchers and howitzer cannons to fire at ISIS targets (without showing the targets). [Qasioun]
Local sources say that Daesh and Tahrir Al-Sham members are situated in Afrin, and that Tahrir Al-Sham held a meeting in the city earlier. These sources also say that 10 Daesh fighters escaped a Tahrir Al-Sham prison in Jinderes, and are now in Afrin. [Hawar]
Dozens of Iraqi families returned from the Al-Hawl refugee camp, eastern Hasaka, to Iraqi IDP camps south of Mosul. A PYD official said that the 7th convoy, carrying 89 families (344 persons), crossed the informal “Al-Faw” border crossing heading to Iraq. [ZamanAlwasl]
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that SDF units east of Hasaka captured 4 Iraqi Daesh members who had fled from Hajin. The source said the terrorists, who had worked with Daesh in Ninewa, told the SDF they were planning to flee to Turkey. The source said one of the captured had been an Army Colonel under Saddam, and had worked as an explosives expert with the AQI.
Despite US sanctions against companies associated with the Al-Assad regime, the SDF allowed the “Al-Qatarji Company” in Raqqa Province to buy cotton from Raqqa farmers. [Dorar]
Raqqa city & district
Asayesh units operating under the PYD said on Sunday that they engaged a “Daesh cell” of 7 persons, killing 2 and arresting 5. It says the gunfight took place in 2 houses on “Basil” street, near the Al-Dar’iya neighborhood in Raqqa, and that they also found a car bomb and “large quantities” of weapons and mines nearby. [ZamanAlwasl] [Skynews] [Reuters]
On Thursday, Hawar reported that a civilian was killed and three others were injured in an explosion caused by an IED in the Al-Dar’iya neighborhood of southwest Raqqa. [Hawar]
Daesh claimed on Thursday that it killed an SDF member, wounded three others, and damaged their SUV with an IED in the Al-Dar’iya neighborhood. [A3maq]
West Raqqa (Tabaqa, etc.)
Daesh said on Sunday it killed three SDF members using silenced guns in Ayed village, in Tabaqa. [ICDNSep30]
Central and West
The SOHR reported internal fighting in a refugee camp near Deir Hassan, northern Idlib, resulting in 5 persons killed. This comes as the latest in a series of gunfights in refugee camps in Idlib, and specifically the Al-Dana subdistrict. [SyriaHR]
An unidentified fighter attacked and killed 4 Tahrir Al-Sham fighters in the “Castello” area, northern rural Aleppo. [EnabBiladi]
East (Deir Ez-Zor)
Daesh said it killed or wounded 20 SDF members by detonating IEDs on their 2 vehicles in Al-Hawayej village, Mayadin subdistrict, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Albu Kamal District
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that Daesh dissolved all its non-military offices, such as the hisbah (“Islamic Police”), in Hajin, and merged them with its Diwan Al-Askar (military office.) The source also said Daesh deployed its rocket units in farms around the town and increased its checkpoints.
DaeshDaily comment. This indicates that Daesh is doing quite badly, at least in Hajin.
A DaeshDaily source said that the SDF reopened several schools in Gharanij and other areas it captured from Daesh in eastern Deir Ez-Zor province. The source said the schools suffered severe damages and face a huge lack in educational staff.
Daesh published on Saturday photos of a group of its terrorists near the Albu Kamal area. [ICDNSep29]
Al-Susah subdistrict (including Al-Baghouz)
The SOHR reported continued violent fighting between the SDF and Daesh in Al-Baghouz and Al-Susah, following a Daesh counter-attack in Al-Baghouz, where several advances were made in the area following car bomb attacks. The SOHR also reported that Coalition airstrikes killed at least 10 Daesh fighters, raising Daesh’s total casualties to 33 during the past 24 hours. 11 SDF fighters were reported killed in the same period. [SyriaHR]
A DaeshDaily source said on Saturday that Coalition planes killed 7 Daesh terrorists, including an Iraqi commander who used to be the Daesh security official for Al-Qa’im, in an airstrike near Al-Susah.
A DaeshDaily source said that 6 SDF members were killed in a Daesh suicide attacks with a vehicle bomb near Al-Susah.
Daesh said on Saturday that it killed or wounded SDF members when 2 of its suicide terrorists, an Iraqi and a Syrian, attacked SDF units in Al-Baghouz village, in Al-Susah subdistrict, with a vehicle bomb. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh published photos of the 2 suicide terrorists. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh issued a video of the attack. As usual, the short video shows the vehicle moving then an explosion from a distance. [A3maq]
Daesh said on Saturday it killed or wounded “many” SDF members when 2 of its terrorists, including an Iraqi, attacked SDF units in Al-Baghouz, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh published on Saturday photos of targeting a Syrian Army military position with an “SPG9” rocket in Al-Khairat village. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh published on Sunday photos of targeting a Syrian Army position in the same village with 2 “SPG9” rockets. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said on Saturday it killed or wounded SDF members after “luring them” to a landmine field in Al-Baghouz. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh published a similar report on Sunday. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said its snipers killed an SDF member in Al-Baghouz, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
On Saturday, Daesh said its snipers killed an SDF member in Al-Baghouz. [A3maq]
Daesh said it damaged an SDF bulldozer with an IED in Al-Baghouz, on Saturday. [A3maq]
Daesh said it targeted SDF positions in Al-Baghouz with 20 mortars and 8 rockets, on Saturday. [ICDNSEp30]
Daesh said on Sunday it targeted SDF position in Al-Baghouz with 30 mortars and 12 “SPG9” rockets. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said on Sunday it killed or wounded “many” SDF members and recaptured Mozan village, near Al-Baghouz. [ICDNSep30]
Also see above under National News – Iran
Local sources say that 8 Syrian Army soldiers were killed in battles with Daesh in Tilul Al-Safa (Al-Safa Hills), rural Suwayda desert. 3 additional Syrian Army soldiers were killed in Qabr Al-Sheikh Hussein, also in the rural Suwayda desert. Daesh media claimed that they killed over 500 soldiers in Suwayda. [Qasioun]
Daesh said it killed 3 Syrian soldiers, wounded 2 others, and stopped their attacks near Al-Safa Hills, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said on Sunday that it stopped a Syrian Army attack on Al-Safa Hills, killing 7 soldiers and wounding others. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh said on Sunday its snipers killed 2 Syrian soldiers near Al-Safa Hills. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said on Sunday it killed at least 10 Syrian soldiers and wounded others in battles near the Al-Safa Hills area. [ICDNSep30]
A DaeshDaily source said on Sunday that 8 Iraqi militia members were killed and several others captured in a Daesh ambush near Tilul Al-Safa. The source also said that Daesh captured 2 vehicles and quantities of weapons and ammunition.
Negotiations between the Syrian government and Daesh are continuing regarding the fate of the 30 women and children who were kidnapped by Daesh from Suwayda, according to the SOHR. [SyriaHR]
OTHER MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA REPORTS
See above under Syria – National News – Iran
Daesh said on Sunday it damaged an Egyptian Army vehicle with an IED near the “Musleh” security barrier, south of Sheikh Zuweid. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said it shot and killed a police employee in Arish city, on Saturday. [ICDNOct1]
The Tunisian National Guard said that they arrested 50 people in El Kef and Zaghouan, both in northern Tunisia, who were implicated in a “network” that financed Tunisian terrorists active in Syria. A “notable amount” of foreign currency was seized in the arrests. [Tunisien]
REPORTS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES
A German court agreed to extradite Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat, to Belgium. Assadi is suspected of taking part in an attack on an Iranian opposition gathering in France. The court said that in this specific case, diplomatic immunity would not apply, as Assadi was on leave outside the country of his diplomatic post (Austria). [Rudaw] [BBC]
On Monday, a suicide bomber drove a car into an Italian military convoy in Mogadishu, killing two people and injuring 4. The convoy was transporting a European delegation to the Jaalle Siyad military base in the Hodan district of Mogadishu. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the bombing. [Anadolu]
Daesh said on Thursday it killed a Somali policeman and wounded three others with an IED at Bakaara intersection, in Mogadishu city. [A3maq]
Boko Haram Commander Ali Gaga was killed by other Boko Haram Commanders over a plan to defect and surrender with about 300 captives, according to anonymous sources. The sources also said that the terms of Ali Gaga’s surrender had already been brokered by “a prominent NGO conversant with the issues.” [VanguardNGR]
Daesh said it shot and killed several Nigerian Army soldiers in “Ghashkar” town, near Lake Chad, on Friday. [ICDNSep29]
Daesh published on Sunday photos of the attack. [ICDNSep30]
Six people, including two soldiers, died in a Boko Haram attack near Lake Chad on Saturday night. The Chadian army said that they had killed 17 Boko Haram fighters afterward in a counter-offensive. [AFP]
Daesh said it shot and killed a Shia person and wounded another in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, on Thursday. [A3maq]
Daesh said on Sunday it shot and killed an Afghan policeman in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan. [A3maq]
In another report, Daesh said it shot and killed an Afghan Army soldier and stole his belongings in Jalalabad. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh said on Sunday it shot and killed three Sufi people in the Hazar Ganji area, in Quetta. [A3maq]
In another report, Daesh said it wounded the victims. [ICDNSep30]
Daesh published on Sunday a photo of one of its Palestinian terrorists, claiming he was killed in the Sinai area. [ICDNSep30]
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