A farmer killed while plowing his land due to the explosion of a landmine of the remnants of previous military operations
The war’s leftovers impede citizens in their agricultural activities, in particular in the areas which witnessed military operations during the presence of the “Islamic State” organization.
In this context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the killing of a citizen due to the explosion of a landmine of war’s leftovers while plowing his land, near “Furaytan” Farm in Salamiyyeh countryside east of Hama, while the explosion caused the destruction of his tractor.
Thus, it rose to 201 people including 61 women and 50 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.