The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | Landmine explosions leave five civilians dead and injured in two regions in regime-held areas 

Three civilians were killed and another was injured due to the explosion of an old landmine while they were working in an agricultural workshop in Al-Za’abah town in northeastern Hama countryside.
Similarly, a civilian was injured due to the explosion of an unknown object of war remnants while he was herding sheep in the sports city in Al-Wadi Al-Thahab neighborhood in Homs city.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 95 civilians, including 20 women and 29 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2024. In addition, 99 civilians, including 12 women and 49 children, sustained various injuries.
The casualties are distributed regionally as follows:
Regime-controlled areas: 80 fatalities, including 20 women and 16 children, and 76 injured civilians, including 12 women and 27 children. Among this toll, 48 truffle pickers, including 18 women and a child, were killed and 28 others including nine 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.
Areas controlled by pro-Turkey factions in “Euphrates Shield”: a civilian was killed.