Old ordnance | Landmine explosion burns tens of dunams of wheat crops in northern Hama • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explosion burns tens of dunams of wheat crops in northern Hama

Hama province: SOHR activists reported that a big fire broke out in al-Jabeen village in north Hama countryside, burning down tens of dunams of wheat crops. The fire was caused by an old landmine explosion during wheat crop harvest, which injured two civilians and caused big damage to the harvester.

On May 25, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the driver of a mechanised digger was injured by the explosion of an old landmine in Batish area south of Halfaya city in Hama countryside, while working on opening a dust road for harvesting crops in the area.

On May 23, SOHR activists documented the injury of two children due to the explosion of an old landmine nearby Arshounah village in the eastern countryside of Hama, while they were picking capers.

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