The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Civilian di*es in an expl*osion near Aleppo City

Aleppo province: A civilian from Manyan Town western of Aleppo city within regime-held areas, was killed due to the explosion of an object of war remnants while he was collecting scrap.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 183 civilians, including 14 women and 44 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2023. In addition, over 215 civilians, including 66 children and seven 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 11 injured civilians, including eight children and a woman.
• Regime-controlled areas: 163 fatalities, including 30 children and 14 women, and 173 injured civilians, including 34 children and five women. There are 89 truffle pickers died, including two children and ten women, and 109 others injured.
• “Euphrates Shield” area in east Aleppo countryside: Four fatalities, four children, and ten injured people: a woman and nine children.
• SDF-held areas: 12 fatalities, including eight children and two men searching for truffle, and 19 injured civilians, including 13 children. There is a little truffle picker among the injured people.
• “Peace Spring” area in north Al-Raqqah countryside: A child was killed and another was injured.