المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Explosion in Ain Al-Arab countryside (Kobani) leaves casualties

SOHR activists have documented the killing of a person, in addition to injuries to others in the explosion of an old landmine in farmlands in Zor Mghar village in the western countryside of Ain Al-Arab (Kobani), east of Aleppo.

 

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 321 people including 65 women and 99 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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