The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a child affected by the injury he had yesterday, Saturday, due to the explosion of a landmine of the war’s remnants in Abtaa town in the northern countryside of Daraa.
SOHR published yesterday that an explosion was heard in Abtaa town in the northern countryside of Daraa, and according to sources of the Syrian Observatory, the explosion was caused by a mine that explosion while a family was harvesting olives in the town’s orchards, which injured 3 children and one of them is seriously injured.
Thus, it rose to 199 people including 61 women and 49 children, the number of people who were killed by mines and IED explosions in several areas of the Syrian territory in Homs, Hama, and Deir Ezzor since the beginning of January 2019 until today.
Among the total number of casualties the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 44 people including 30 women and 5 children, also the Syrian Observatory documented the killing and execution of 34 members of the regime forces; as they were passing over minefield areas, or arrested by groups of ISIS and executed during their search and collection of the truffle which grows in the areas that is subjected to heavy rain, and it is sold at very high prices.
While the IEDs and mines have also left tens of wounded since the second half of February until now, mostly citizen women, and their injuries varied between severe, amputations, middle, and simple wounds.