The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Child kil*led in expl*osion of landm*ie of w*a*r remnants in Palmya countryside

A child of Al-Omour Tribe was killed due to the explosion of a landmine of ISIS remnants, northern of Al-Amiriya Village in Palmyra City within regime-held areas.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 39 civilians, including 19 children and seven women, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2024. In addition, 45 civilians, including 30 children and a woman, sustained various injuries.
The casualties are distributed regionally as follows:
– Regime-controlled areas: 29 fatalities, including nine children and seven women, and 36 injured civilians, including a woman and 21 children, 16 of whom including six women were killed and nine were injured while searching for truffles.
– SDF-held areas: Ten fatalities, ten children, and nine injured children.