المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In 72 hours | Man and three children killed by war remnant in different parts of Syria

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A seven-year-old child was killed by an old landmine explosion, while he was grazing sheep, in an area near a military post of pro-Turkey factions, between al-Asadiya and al-Nuwaihat villages in Ras Al-Ain (Sere Kaniye) countryside .

This incident brings the number of victims of war remnants to three children and a man, in 72 hours.

Yesterday, SOHR documented the death of a civilian in the explosion of an old landmine in a farmland in Wadi al-Azeeb area in eastern Hama. The explosion also killed some cattle.

On may 3, Observatory activists 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 520 people, including 77 women and 163 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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