The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explosion injures three children in northern Hama

Hama province: SOHR sources have reported the explosion of an old landmine in the regime-controlled town of al-Shari’a in the northern countryside of Hama, which injured three children.


On September 12, SOHR activists reported the death of 17-year-old boy in the explosion of an unexploded projectile, while he was grazing sheep in a farmland in the east of Sabourah town in east Hama countryside.


A day earlier, SOHR activists documented the death of a little girl due to the explosion of an old landmine in an area between al-Mukhtar and Abu al-Fashafish in al-Saan district in east Hama countryside.


Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 593 people, including 80 women and 205 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.