Old ordnance | Explosion injures four children in Aleppo city • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Explosion injures four children in Aleppo city

SOHR sources say that four children were injured today, as a result of the explosion of an old ordnance left over from the war in al-Muyassar neighbourhood in Syrian regime-held areas in Aleppo.

On March 7, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 18 people, including children and ten women as a result of the explosion of two successive landmines left over from the war in Wadi al-Azeeb area in the eastern countryside of Hama.

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 469 fatalities, including 72 women and 145 children. Of the total number, the Syrian Observatory documented the deaths of 112 people, including 45 women and six 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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