Mine kills four children in Deir ez-Zoor countryside

Orient Net 2019-06-20 10:38:00

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An explosion ripped through Deir ez-Zoor countryside on Wednesday (June 19), killing and injuring Syrian children, local social media reported.

A mine exploded in a al-Shaafah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing four brothers and injuring their cousin, Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.

ISIS often plants mines to slow opponents.

Demining former ISIS strongholds continues to be a major challenge in areas liberated from the group.