Old ordnance | Landmine explosion kills regime soldier and his companion in eastern Hama • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explosion kills regime soldier and his companion in eastern Hama

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of a regime soldier and his companion due to the explosion of an old landmine in Al-Tuwayhana village in the eastern countryside of Hama.

 

On January 10, SOHR activists documented the death of a child from Al-Sukhna area in east Homs countryside in the explosion of an old landmine near al-Sukhna city.

 

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 423 people, including 71 women and 135 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.

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