The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Member of Executive Office injured by landmine explosion

Deir Ezzor province: A civilian was severely injured due to the explosion of a landmine of war remnants in Al-Panorama area southern of Deir Ezzor, and he is a member of the Executive Office of Deir Ezzor province, where he was taken to hospitals of the capital Damascus to receive proper medication.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 68 civilians, including two women and 22 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2023. In addition, over 138 civilians, including 32 children and four women, sustained various injuries.
The casualties are distributed regionally as follows:
• Areas controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and opposition factions in Idlib: Three fatalities; including a child, and five injured civilians, including three children.
• Regime-controlled areas: 60 fatalities, including 16 children and three women, and 117 injured civilians, including 18 children and three women. There are 30 truffle pickers died, including a child and a woman, and 82 others injured.
• “Euphrates Shield” area in east Aleppo countryside: One fatality, a child, and six injured people: a woman and five children.
• SDF-held areas: Three fatalities; three children, and eight injured civilians, including three children. There is a little truffle picker among the injured people.
• “Peace Spring” area in north Al-Raqqah countryside: Two injured civilians, two children.