The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explodes in western Daraa, killing child and injuring another one

SOHR activists have documented the death of a child under the age of 18 and the injury of another man who was escorting the child, after the explosion of an old landmine near Tafas city in west Daraa countryside.


Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 431 people, including 71 women and 143 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.