The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Old ordnance | child injured in expl*osion of metallic object of w*a*r remnants in Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor province: A 12 year-old child was injured in the explosion of a metallic object of war remnants while playing with it in Abo Al-Hassan Town in eastern Deir Ezzor countryside within SDF-held areas, and he was taken to a hospital to receive proper medication.

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, 111 civilians, including 13 women and 55 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 24 others including 19 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.