Grenade explosion | Child killed and seven others injured in residential neighbourhoods in Jabla city • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Grenade explosion | Child killed and seven others injured in residential neighbourhoods in Jabla city

Lattakia province: SOHR activists have documented the death of a child and the injury of seven other children, due to the explosion of a grenade thrown by an unidentified person in the centre of Al-Jobaibat Al-Gharbiyah neighbourhood in Jabla city in Lattakia countryside. The reasons behind his attack weren’t identified.

This comes in light of the ongoing security chaos in different areas of Syria.

Moreover, regime-held areas are witnessing security tension and escalation of crime rate with the spread of poverty and the increase of power of the regime-backed militias.

The Syrian Observatory has documented 96 murders in regime-controlled areas since early 2022, where domestic violence and armed robbery were behind some of these murders, while motivations behind the others remained unknown. These murders left 101 civilians: 19 children, 16 women, and 65 men, dead. The fatalities are distributed regionally as follows:

Al-Suwaydaa: 27 civilians: three children, including an infant, three women, and 21 men.
Rif Dimashq: 19 civilians: Six children, four women, and nine men, including an elderly man.
Homs: 11 civilians: Two little girls, two women, and seven men.
Hama: Ten civilians: an infant, three women, and six men.
Daraa: Nine civilians: four children and five men.
Aleppo: Seven civilians: an infant and six men.
Damascus: Four civilians: a woman and three men.
Tartus: Four civilians: two women and two men.
Deir Ezzor: Four men.
Al-Raqqah: Two men.
Latakia: Three civilians: a woman, a child and a man.
Al-Quneitra: A child.