Mine injures children in Deir ez-Zoor countryside

Orient Net 2019-08-19 06:21:00

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An explosion ripped through Deir ez-Zoor countryside on Sunday (August 18), injuring Syrian civilians, local social media reported.

A landmine exploded near Kashma area in al-Shaafah town in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, injuring two children, 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.

Hundreds of civilians have been killed and wounded in landmine explosions across Syria since the beginning of the year.