المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Child killed in explosion of old landmine in Hama’s Sallamiyah

SOHR activists have documented the death of a child in the explosion of an old landmine in the regime-held village of Rasm Al-Abd in Sallamiyah countryside, east of Hama.

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 259 people including 65 women and 74 children, by mines and IED explosions and the collapse of cracked residential buildings in several areas of the Syrian territory in Homs, Hama, Deir Ezzor, Aleppo and the Syrian South since early January 2019.

Among the total death toll, there are 45 persons, including 30 women and five children, were killed during their search and collection of the truffle which grows in the areas that is subjected to heavy rain, and it is sold at very high prices.

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