Child killed in blast of landmine of unknown origin in Deir Ez-Zour city on March 2

A 13-year-old boy, named as Attallah Muhammad al Barrak, was killed on March 2, 2021, when a landmine of so-far unknown origin exploded in Deir Ez-Zour city, which is controlled by Syrian regime forces. SNHR is still trying to contact witnesses to obtain more details of the incident.
SNHR calls on the controlling forces in each area to bear responsibility for protecting civilians in the areas under their control, to reveal the sites of all landmines planted there and to remove them. We have documented hundreds of deaths and injuries resulting from landmine explosions, which will continue to constitute a real threat to people, particularly children, for several years to come.