Old landmine explosion kills a child and injures his father in eastern Aleppo countryside
The Syrian Observatory has documented the death of a child and the injury of his father, today, as a result of an old landmine explosion left over from the war, hitting their car during their visit to their village of Sarzuri in eastern countryside of Aleppo.
An increasing number of people killed recently by a landmine, unexploded bombs, and collapse of war-damaged residential buildings in various Syrian areas and cities such as Homs, Hama Deir Ezzor, Aleppo, and southern Syria.
The Syrian Observatory has documented since January 2019 to date some 251 fatalities, including 65 women and 70 children. Of the total number, the Syrian Observatory documented the deaths of 44 people, including 30 women and five children, in their search and collect for “Syrian wild truffles”, which put their lives at risk, “Syrian wild truffles” grow in areas that are exposed to heavy rains and are sold at high prices.