المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Afrin | Landmine explosion kills young man

SOHR activists have documented the death of a young man affected by the injuries he had after the explosion of an old landmine in Shirawa district in Afrin countryside.

 

According to SOHR sources, the young man died after he sustained serious injury due to a landmine explosion, while he was trying to extinguishing blazes which broke out in Klawtiyyah village in Shirawa district.

 

Syrian Observatory activists have documented the death of 289 people including 65 women and 82 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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