Landmines kill three civilians, injure four children in Deir ez-Zoor countryside

Orient Net 2019-09-20 06:50:00

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Two explosions caused by landmines ripped through Deir ez-Zoor countryside on Thursday (September 19), killing and injuring civilians, local media reported.

A landmine exploded in al-Jnenah village in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing three civilians, Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.

Four young brothers were also injured when a landmine exploded in al-Susah town, Deir ez-Zoor 24 added.

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.