Landmine kills three oil field workers in Syria’s Deir ez-Zoor

Orient Net 2019-10-01 11:40:00

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An explosion caused by landmine ripped through Deir ez-Zoor countryside on Tuesday (October 1), killing three civilians, local media reported.

A landmine exploded near al-Omar oil field in Deir ez-Zoor countryside, killing three oil field workers, Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.

Last Tuesday, a landmine exploded in al-Salhiyah village in Bukamal city, killing three civilians, including a woman.

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.