المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explodes in north-eastern Deir Ezzor, killing two children and injuring another

Deir Ezzor Province: SOHR activists have documented the death of two children and injury of another due to the explosion of an old landmine in the regime-held village of Hatla in the north-eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.

 

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 518 people, including 77 women and 162 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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