Mine kills child in Deir ez-Zoor’s al-Susah
Date: 2019-08-20 09:49
An explosion ripped through Deir ez-Zoor countryside on Monday (August 19), killing a civilian, local social media reported.
A mine exploded in al-Susah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing a child, Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.
On Sunday, a mine exploded near Kashma area in al-Shaafah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, injuring two children.
ISIS often plants mines to slow opponents.
Demining former ISIS strongholds continues to be a major challenge in areas liberated from the group.
Hundreds of civilians have been killed and wounded in landmine explosions across Syria since the beginning of the year.