المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Explosion kills two children in western al-Raqqah countryside

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the death of two children and the injury of others, as a result of the explosion of a shell left over from the Syrian war, near the Al-Adhan roundabout, east of the city of Al-Tabaqa, which is under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Al-Raqqah countryside.

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 404 fatalities, including 71 women and 123 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.

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