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Landmine explosion kills two people west of Idlib

Editing: Obaida Al Nabwani |
TranslationEditor: Glory Jabr |
Translation: Nouha Salti
Publication date: 2020/05/30 19:02

Idlib - SMART

On Saturday, a landmine killed two people in a farmland near the city of Saraqib, ten kilometers east of the city of Idlib, Northern Syria.

Activists reported to Bawaba Hama, one of SMART media projects, that a landmine, left behind by the Syrian government forces in a farmland near Saraqib exploded and killed Ali Hasan Darwish and Khaled Qasem Haidar, two young men from the city of al-Salamiyah and the village of Tal Darah, east of Hama.

On Mar. 9, 2020, a similar explosion killed two people in a farmland between the city of Morek and the village of Atshan, north of the city of Hama.

Remnants of battles, which included cluster bombs, missiles, and landmines, left behind by the Syrian government forces and the Islamic State, resulted in the killing and injuries of dozens of civilians, including children, in Central and Northern Syria, despite campaigns by several organizations and the Civil Defense to raise people’s awareness about war remnants and how to deal with them.