Old ordnance | Landmine explosion injures two children in Aleppo • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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Old ordnance | Landmine explosion injures two children in Aleppo

Aleppo province: SOHR activists have documented the severe injury of two children, due to the explosion of a landmine of war remnants, while they were sheepherding in agricultural lands in Qirata village in Jarablus within “Euphrates Shield” area in eastern Aleppo countryside, where they were taken to the hospital to receive proper medication.

Yesterday, four children of one family were injured in Al-Majibra village, north-east of Tel Tamr district of Al-Hasakah province, when an old projectile exploded. The four children had been taken to a hospital in Tel Tamr district.
Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 203 civilians, including ten women and 101 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2022. In addition, 301 civilians, including 17 women and 179 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, four civilians were killed in the collapse of another building in Jubar neighbourhood and a child was killed in the collapse of a house in Adawan in Idlib countryside.