The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

War ordnance | Child killed in land mine explosion in north Hama countryside

SOHR activists have reported death of a child in land mine explosion expected to be part of war ordnance in Souran town in Syrian regime-controlled areas in north countryside of Hama province.

Yesterday, SOHR activists reported the death of seven civilians due to the explosion of an old landmine in Palmyra desert in the eastern countryside of Homs.

According to the sources, a landmine exploded in a car in al-Dawwa area on the road, destroying the car and killing its occupants, two women, a child and four young men.

On the other hand, a girl was killed due to the explosion of a grenade in Saboura district in the northern countryside of Sallmiyya.

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 627 people, including 82 women and 225 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.