Old ordnance | Object of war remnants explodes injuring a child in Homs • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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Old ordnance | Object of war remnants explodes injuring a child in Homs

Homs province: SOHR activists have documented the injury of a 14 years old child with several shrapnel, due to the explosion of an object of war remnants, while he was picking caper in Al-Makhram area in eastern Homs countryside. He was transported to the hospital to receive proper medication.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 128 civilians, including ten women and 55 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2022. In addition, 196 civilians, including 11 women and 101 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.