The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Death toll update | Three killed in landmine explosion in Hama countryside

Hama province: SOHR activists have documented the death of a woman affected by the wounds she sustained on May 21, due to the explosion of an old landmine that hit her car, while she was harvesting in the vicinity of Al-Zarah town in the southern Hama countryside.

Accordingly, the number of people killed in the landmine explosion has risen to three, which are two women and a child.

SOHR activists have documented the death of an 11 year-old child and a woman, in addition to the injury of three others including two children and a woman from Jargisa village, due to the explosion of a landmine hitting a vehicle carrying the civilians, while they were harvesting in the vicinity of Al-Zara town in southern Hama countryside.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 110 civilians, including six women and 45 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2022. In addition, 123 civilians, including nine women and 73 children, sustained various injuries in the same period. Among the total death toll, a man and his son were killed in the collapse of a war-damaged building in Darya city in Rif Dimashq, as well as the death of four civilians in the collapse of another building in Jubar neighbourhood.