Old ordnance | Child’s leg amputated due to landmine explosion in Aleppo • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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Old ordnance | Child’s leg amputated due to landmine explosion in Aleppo

Aleppo province: SOHR activists have documented the injury of a 13 years-old child severely, causing his legs to be amputated, due to the explosion of an old landmine of war remnants in the vicinity of the Central Prison in the northern Aleppo countryside.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 165 civilians, including ten women and 81 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells, and bombs across Syria since early 2022. In addition, 250 civilians, including 15 women and 141 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.