Landmine explosion | Five civilians injured while collecting truffle in Hama desert
Hama Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: SOHR activists have documented the injury of five civilians due to the explosion of an old landmine, while they were collecting truffle in the south-eastern desert of Hama.
A few hours ago, SOHR activists documented the death of two civilians after an old landmine exploded in their motorcycle in Sadd Al-Abyad area near Jabal Abu Al-Rajmayn in the eastern countryside of Homs, as they were going to search for truffle in the area.
Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 500 people, including 77 women and 155 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 121 persons, including 47 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.