المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Landmine explosions | Two civilians killed while shepherding sheep in rural Al-Raqqah

An old landmine, planted previously by ISIS, exploded today nearby Jua’aydin village of Al-Mansourah town in the south-western countryside of Al-Raqqah. The explosion killed two civilians while shepherding their sheep.

 

SOHR activists documented earlier this morning the killing of two persons due to the explosion of an old landmine in Wadi Sayel area in the western countryside of Al-Raqqah.

 

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 313 people including 65 women and 94 children, by mines and IED explosions and the collapse of cracked residential buildings in several areas of the Syrian territory in Homs, Hama, Deir Ezzor, Aleppo and the Syrian South since early January 2019.

 

Among the total death toll, there are 45 persons, including 30 women and five children, were killed 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.

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