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3/24/2019 NYTimes Explosion in Syria Kills Driver for NBC News Team A local driver working with a team of journalists from NBC News was killed in an explosion in eastern Syria, the news network’s president said in a statement. The president, Noah Oppenheim, said “a device” had exploded near the group on Saturday, killing the driver but not harming the rest of the team. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/24/world/middleeast/syria-nbc-driver-killed.html
3/24/2019 jpost Three ISIS suicide bombers blow themselves up near Iraq’s Sinjar Three ISIS members blew themselves up on Sunday in the northern Iraqi city of Sinjar. They were surrounded by security forces and local paramilitaries. The battle comes days after the US and Syrian Democratic Forces announced the defeat of ISIS in neighboring Syria. The incident illustrates the continued presence of ISIS threats in areas in Iraq. https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/ISIS-Threat/Three-ISIS-suicide-bombers-blow-themselves-up-near-Iraqs-Sinjar-584438
3/24/2019 BNA 91 Taliban Rebels Killed By Coalition Forces Strikes 91 Taliban rebels were killed during the last three days by security forces operations in Kunduz province. Colonel Abdul Baqi Nooristani police chief of Kunduz told BNA, the operations were conducted by security and defense forces and coalition forces air strikes in several districts of that province. http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/37383-91-taliban-rebels-killed-by-coalition-forces-strikes.html
3/24/2019 KP Deadly clashes continue between Taliban and ISIS-K militants in Kunar Deadly clashes continue between Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan as the Afghan military confirm that the ongoing clashes have inflicted casualties on both sides. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said at least one Taliban militant and nine ISIS Khurasan militants have been killed so far. https://www.khaama.com/deadly-clashes-continue-between-taliban-and-isis-k-militants-in-kunar-03562/
3/24/2019 KP 5 militants killed in Afghan Special Forces operations in Nangarhar At least five Taliban militants were killed during an operation of Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to informed military sources, the militants were killed in Bihsud district of the province. “Afghan Special Force conducted a raid in Bishud district of Nangarhar killing 5 Taliban fighters and destroying a land mine,” the sources said. https://www.khaama.com/5-militants-killed-in-afghan-special-forces-operations-in-nangarhar-03559/
3/23/2019 DoD Army Casualty Identified Sgt. 1st Class Will D. Lindsay, 33, of Cortez, Colorado. Lindsay was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado...died March 22, 2019, in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation. died March 22, 2019, in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation.
3/23/2019 DoD Army Casualty Identified Spc. Joseph P. Collette, 29, of Lancaster, Ohio. Collette was assigned to the 242nd Ordnance Battalion, 71st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, Fort Carson, Colorado...died March 22, 2019, in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation. https://dod.defense.gov/News/News-Releases/News-Release-View/Article/1793765/dod-identifies-army-casualties/
3/23/2019 AP US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State U.S.-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled caliphate the group carved out in large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014. The nearly five-year war that has devastated cities and towns across north Syria and Iraq ended in Baghouz, a minor border village where the cornered militants made their last stand, under a grueling siege for weeks. https://whdh.com/news/us-backed-syrian-force-declares-victory-over-islamic-state/
3/23/2019 IraqiNews Saraya As-Salam militia kills 2 IS members south of Samarra Saraya As-Salam militia announced, on Saturday, killing two members of the Islamic State group, south of Samarra, Al Sumaria News reported. The military media office of Saraya As-Salam pointed out in a statement, “Accurate intelligence information revealed that a number of the Islamic State members are stationed in Al-Motasem District, south of Samarra.” https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/saraya-as-salam-militia-kills-2-is-members-south-of-samarra/
3/23/2019 KP Afghan Air Force’s A-29s and MD-530s target Taliban hideouts in Kunar and Kapisa The Afghan Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes in eastern Kunar and northeastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan leaving at least militants dead. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East announced Saturday that the Afghan Air Force carried out airstrikes against Taliban hideouts in Ghaziabad district of Kunar on Friday night. According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps, at least five militants were killed during the airstrikes which were carried out with the help of A-29 light attack aircraft. https://www.khaama.com/afghan-air-forces-a-29s-and-md-530s-target-taliban-hideouts-in-kunar-and-kapisa-03552/