المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Explosion kills child in western Daraa countryside

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the death of a child in a bomb explosion left over from the war near Tafas city in western countryside of Daraa.

Yesterday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a civilian, as a landmine left over from the war exploded in his agricultural tractor, while tilling agricultural land in the village of Al-Daba’a in the city of al-Qusayr, west of Homs.

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 415 fatalities, including 71 women and 129 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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