Explosive remnants of war | Child killed and another injured in Afrin countryside
SOHR activists have documented the death of a displaced child from Maarat Al-Numan town in Idlib countryside and the injury of another child in an explosion of unexploded ordnance in Bouzika village in Jendires district in Afrin countryside, north-west of Aleppo.
A few hours ago, SOHR activists documented the death of two children by the explosion of an old landmine in an abandoned building in Masaken Hanano neighbourhood in eastern Aleppo, which is under the control of the regime forces.
Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 157 civilians, including ten women and 75 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2022. In addition, 238 civilians, including 15 women and 131 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.