Two separate cases | Two children injured by landmine explosions in Syrian territory • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Two separate cases | Two children injured by landmine explosions in Syrian territory

Al-Suwaydaa province: SOHR activists have documented the injury of a 14 years-old child severely, due to the explosion of an old landmine of war remnants in Al-Dayasa area in Al-Suwaydaa desert, while the child was herding animals in the vicinity of the village. The child was transported to the hospital to receive proper medication.

Moreover, a 15 years-old child was severely injured yesterday, due to the explosion of an old landmine of war remnants in makimin village northern of Salima in southern Hama countryside. The child was transported to the National Hospital to receive proper medication.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 178 civilians, including ten women and 92 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2022. In addition, 260 civilians, including 16 women and 148 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.