The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, today, Saturday, that a young man was martyred due to the explosion of a landmine from the remnants of war in the occupied countryside of Afrin in northern Syria.
According to the observatory, the young man died as a result of a severe injury he sustained, after exploding a landmine while trying to put out fires that broke out in the village of Klotih in the Shirawa district in the Afrin countryside northwest of Aleppo.
Observatory numbers indicate that the number of people who died as a result of the explosion of mines, explosive devices and the collapse of cracked residential buildings from the remnants of war in separate areas of Syria, in the period from the beginning of January of last year 2019 until today, reached 289 people, including 65 citizens and 82 A child.
Among the total number, the Observatory documented the martyrdom of 45 people, including 30 women and 5 children, during their research and collection of truffle material that grows in areas subject to heavy rains and sold at high prices.
Translation: Adar Press.