المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explosion kills farmer in Salamiyyah countryside

Hama Province: SOHR activists have documented the death of a farmer due to the explosion of an old landmine in his car in al-Rahjan town of Salamiyyah area in regime-held areas in the eastern countryside of Hama.

 

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 516 people, including 77 women and 160 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 126 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.

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