The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

War remnants | Four children killed and injured in explosion of cluster bomb in western countryside of Idlib

Idlib province: A 3-year-old child was killed, and three others children, aged three, eight and ten years, were injured, as a result of the explosion of an old cluster bomb, in Al-Mantar area in Jisr Al-Shughour countryside, west of Idlib, within HTS-held areas, where the injured were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 101 civilians, including 21 women and 31 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2024. In addition, 110 civilians, including 13 women and 54 children, sustained various injuries.
The casualties are distributed regionally as follows:
Regime-controlled areas: 84 fatalities, including 21 women and 17 children, and 79 injured civilians, including 12 women and 29 children. Among this toll, 49 truffle pickers, including 19 women and a child, were killed and 28 others including nine women were injured.
SDF-held areas: 15 fatalities, including 13 children, and 23 others including 18 children and a woman injured.
HTS-held areas: One child was killed and seven children were injured.
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.
According to documentation from the Syrian Observatory that 68 civilians including 12 children and 19 women were killed, in addition to 54 civilians including ten women and 23 children were injured due to the explosion of landmines and IEDs of ISIS remnants in regime-held areas.