المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Mine explosions from the remnants of the Syrian war cause massacre of 7 citizens and raise the death toll to 11 people during the last 72 hours

Hama Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: remnants of war on the Syrian territory continue to cause more casualties, deaths, and injuries in a different Syrian areas, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored several explosions in Wadi al-Azeeb area in al-Sa’en area in the eastern countryside of Hama, it ruined out to be caused by the explosion of several landmines in the area, where a group of residents were present at the place where the mines were planted, and intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights the 7 people at least were killed and several others were injured, some of them are in dangerous situations which may raise the death toll, raising to 11, the number of people who were killed in mines in Hama countryside during the last 72 hours, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 5th of February 2019 that the Syrian Observatory documented the explosion of a mine in Rasm al-Ahmar village in the northeastern countryside of Hama, which killed 4 people and injured others with varying severity, while the Syrian Observatory published on the 3rd of February 2019, that an explosive device exploded in al-Qanafez village on the outskirts of al-Sabbura town in eastern countryside of Hama, the “Islamic State” organization had planted it earlier in the area which injured a person, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 2nd of February 2019 that an explosion was heard in the vicinity of Nahte town in the countryside of Daraa, it turned out to be caused by a landmine explosion in the area but no information about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Right published on the 30th of January 2018 that an explosion was heard in Abla area in the countryside of al-Bab city in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, it turned out to be caused by the explosion of a landmine of the remnant of ISIS which was planted earlier injuring two people, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 28th of January  2019 that an explosion was heard in Mahja town in the countryside of Daraa, caused by a landmine explosion which killed a man and injured others, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 23rd of January 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored more human casualties as a result of the explosion of more remnants of military operations in the various Syrian areas, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the death of a farmer by a mine explosion in Alma area in the countryside of Daraa, while the Syrian Observatory monitored the injury of 3 children in al-Bab city in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, due to an explosion of bullets of heavy machineguns west of the city, while the Syrian Observatory published about 48 hours ago that explosions were heard in Salamiyah city, in the eastern sector of Hama countryside, it was caused by 3 grenades thrown by unidentified gunmen on areas in Salamiyah city, which injured a child, amid a state of alertness in the city in an attempt to arrest the perpetrators, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 16th of January 2019, that a violent explosion was heard in Iblin village in Jabal al-Zawiyah it turned out that it was caused by a landmine explosion in several children during their grazing of sheep, which injured 4 children; 2 of them are in serious condition, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 14th of January 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the death of a citizen woman and 3 children, as a result of the explosion of bullets’ projectiles in Gharanij area in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor countryside, of the remnants of the military operations in the area, while the Syrian Observatory monitored days ago, the sound of an explosion in Al-Sa’en area in the eastern countryside of Hama, caused by the explosion of a landmine planted previously in the area by the “Islamic State” organization, where the explosion resulted in killing a person as well the injury of 5 others with varying severity, and the SOHR published days ago, that a new incident of the remnant of the war in the countryside of Homs, which continue to claim lives, where at least one person was killed and others were injured by a landmine explosion, it was planted earlier on the outskirts of al-Qaryatayn area in the southeastern countryside of Homs, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 2 people by a landmine planted in the northeastern countryside of Hama earlier, where the mine exploded in the vicinity of al-Sheikh Hilal village in the western countryside of Salamiyah, and controlled by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 21st of November 2018 that a violent explosion was heard in Arafa village in the eastern countryside of Hama, which is under the control of the regime forces, it turned out to be caused by a landmine explosion in a child on the outskirts of the village, which injured her seriously and amputated of one of her upper limbs, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 11th of  November 2018 that a violent explosion was heard today morning in Suha village in Uqayribat Township in the eastern countryside of Hama which is controlled by the regime forces, caused by the explosion of a bomb that did not explode earlier, which injured a child, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights punished last night, the 10th of November 2018, that 6 citizens of the same family were killed as a result of the explosion of a landmine that was planted previously in the northern sector of Hama countryside, where the landmine exploded in their vehicle while they were moving in the area between Al-Zafiriyyah and Al-Zughbah villages, which resulted in the death of 6 citizens of one family including a child, and the reliable sources confirmed that the family is descended from Um Tarkikah village in the southern countryside of Idlib, where the Syrian Observatory monitored in the recent weeks and months, the death of tens of people and injury of tens others due to the explosion of mines and shells’ remnants in both Hama and Idlib countryside.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 31st of October 2018 that landmines continue to claim the lives of people who have not been claimed by the war machines of warplanes, direct gunfire, or assassinations, with the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the explosion of a landmine in Soran area in the northern countryside of Hama, which killed 2 children and injured others, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 6th of October 2018 that the landmines continue to claim more lives in eastern countryside of Hama, despite the withdrawal of the “Islamic State” Organization from the area for months ago, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring the death of a woman and the injury of about 19 others including citizen women, by the explosion of a landmine in olive-picking workers in Khafsin village in the eastern countryside of Hama, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 23rd of September 2018 that 3 people from Salamiyah city in the eastern countryside of Hama were killed after a week-long of losing contact with them, where sources of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed that, after their absence, they were killed by a landmine explosion detonated under a car they were travelling in, where the mine was planted by the “Islamic State” Organization earlier in al-Twinan area in the northeastern countryside of Hama, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 14th of September 2018 that several explosions shook Salamiyah area in the eastern countryside of Hama, which is under the control of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and the Syrian Observatory learned from local sources that the explosions were caused by a person who dropped a large number of shells in Tariq al-Qal’aa area at Salamiyah city, but no information about the motives behind throwing these bomb, and no information about casualty until the moment, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday Thursday that an explosion was heard in the eastern countryside of Salamiyah, caused by an IED explosion near Taldara town in the eastern countryside of Hama, which resulted in the injury of a Brigadier General, and the SOHR published on the 2nd of September 2018, that an explosion was heard in al-Mab’oujeh area in the countryside of Salamiyah city in the eastern countryside of Hama, caused by an explosion targeted a bus on the road between the town and Salamiyah city, which resulted in the death of 6 people including 5 of one family (including 3 women).

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