Old ordnance | Explosion injures eight children in eastern Deir Ezzor • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Explosion injures eight children in eastern Deir Ezzor

SOHR activists have reported the explosion of an unexploded projectile in the SDF-controlled town of Al-Shuhayl in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor in east Euphrates region. Eight children sustained various injuries due to the explosion, and they were taken to the hospital.

 

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 111 civilians, including six women and 46 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2022. In addition, 135 civilians, including nine women and 85 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.