The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In two separate incidents in less than 24 hours | Six children killed in explosion of war remnants in regime-held areas

Rif Dimashq province: Two brothers from Harirah town in Rif Dimashq, were killed in the explosion of an old mine, while they were herding sheep in Ashrafiat Al-Wadi town in Wadi Barada in western Rif Dimashq.
This is the second incident in less than 24 hours. As yesterday, four children died affected by the wounds they sustained in the explosion of an object of war remnants in Souran Town in Hama countryside.
Accordingly, SOHR has documented the death of 115 civilians, including 21 women and 40 children, due to explosions of old landmines, unexploded shells and bombs across Syria since early 2024. In addition, 126 civilians, including 13 women and 64 children, sustained various injuries.

The casualties are distributed regionally as follows:

Regime-controlled areas: 97 fatalities, including 21 women and 26 children, and 88 injured civilians, including 12 women and 34 children. Among this toll, 49 truffle pickers, including a child and 19 women, were killed and 28 others, including nine women, were injured.

SDF-held areas: 15 fatalities, including 13 children, and 28 injured civilians, including a woman and 22 children.

HTS-held areas: Two fatalities, a child and a man, and eight injured children.

Areas where Kurdish and regime forces are deployed: A young man was injured.

“Euphrates Shield” area: A civilian was killed.

Among the total death toll, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 68 civilians, including 12 children and 19 women, and the injury of 55 others, including ten women and 23 children, due to the explosions of landmines planted previously by ISIS, all in regime-controlled areas