The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explosion leaves four casualties in western Aleppo

SOHR activists have documented the death of a civilian and the injury of three others in the explosion of an old landmine in a vehicle carrying other civilians near Manyan village on the western outskirts of Aleppo city.


On November 8, Observatory activists documented the death of a civilian and injury of four others in a landmine explosion, while they were harvesting olive in farmlands in Qasr Al-Mkharam area in the northern countryside of Hama.


Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 375 people, including 71 women and 111 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, who 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.