The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Civilian and his brother injured in landm*ine expl*osion in Deir Ezzor countryside

Deir Ezzor province: A civilian and his brother were severely injured due to the explosion of a landmine of war remnants, while they were herding sheep in an agricultural land in Al-Mari’iya Town in eastern Deir Ezzor countryside, and they were taken to a hospital to receive proper medication.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 84 civilians, including 19 women and 27 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2024. In addition, 85 civilians, including five women and 48 children, sustained various injuries.
The casualties are distributed regionally as follows:
Regime-controlled areas: 69 fatalities, including 19 women and 14 children, and 62 injured civilians, including five women and 26 children. Among this toll, 46 truffle pickers, including 18 women and a child, were killed and 23 others including four women were injured.
SDF-held areas: 14 fatalities, including 13 children, and 18 injured children.
HTS-held areas: Four injured children.
Areas where Kurdish and regime forces are deployed: A young man was injured