Mine kills civilian in Deir ez-Zoor
Orient Net 2019-04-25 08:19:00
An explosion ripped through Deir ez-Zoor countryside on Wednesday (April 24), killing a civilian, local social media reported.
A mine exploded in al-Shaafah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing Badr Muhammad al-Askar, Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.
On Sunday, a mine exploded in a civilian house in al-Shaafah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, injuring two civilians and destroying the house.
On Friday, Said Ali al-Fahiji was killed when a landmine exploded while herding sheep in Kasiba village near the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Last week, several landmines exploded in al-Shaafah town and Abu Kamal city in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing at least six civilians, including a child.
Last month, 16 people lost their lives as they drove over a landmine in the Shawla desert in Deir ez-Zoor.
ISIS often plants mines to slow opponents.
Demining former ISIS strongholds continues to be a major challenge in areas liberated from the group.