Mine kills civilian in Deir ez-Zoor countryside

Orient Net 2019-04-30 08:38:00

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An explosion ripped through Deir ez-Zoor countryside on Monday (April 29), killing a civilian, local social media reported.

A mine exploded in a civilian home in al-Susah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing a civilian, Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.

On Sunday, a mine exploded in Hamad al-Hussein Al-Sattam's house in al-Shaafah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing a civilian and injuring two other civilians.

Last week, several landmines exploded in al-Shaafah town and Abu Kamal city in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing and injuring civilians.

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.