المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Unexploded shell explodes on the outskirts of Aleppo city, injuring seven children

SOHR activists have documented the injury of seven children due to the explosion of an unexploded shell, while they were tampering with it, near the second industrial city in Al-Sheikh Najjar area on the outskirts of regime-controlled city of Aleppo. The children were taken later to nearby hospitals.

 

SOHR sources reported earlier today that an unexploded mortar shell exploded today in Al-Houmaniyah village in the northern countryside of Al-Hasakah, injuring three children seriously.

 

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 450 people, including 72 women and 144 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 98 persons, including 45 women and six 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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