The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Five children killed and injured in explosion in al-Baguz town, east of Deir ez-Zor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the death of two children and the injury of three others, as a rocket-propelled grenade exploded in the town of Al-Baguz in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor province.

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 365 fatalities, including 71 women and 109 children. Of the total number, the Syrian Observatory documented the deaths of 45 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.