Displaced civilian killed by the blast of remnants of previous shelling in Tarhin village in Aleppo suburbs on March 26

A displaced civilian from Raqqa governorate was killed on March 26, 2021, when a munition left over from previous shelling by Syrian- Russian Alliance forces on an area containing a group of fuel burners – rudimentary refineries used in refining operations for crude oil – in Tarhin village in the south of Jarablos city in the eastern suburbs of Aleppo governorate.
Such munitions continue to constitute a real long-term threat to the people of Syria. SNHR has issued a number of reports on cluster munitions and the dangers posed by the remnants of these and other weapons, in which we urged the provision of special equipment to help civilians in removing these explosive remnants.
SNHR has also documented the Syrian regime’s use of anti-personnel mines which will continue to constitute a grave threat to residents of these areas, particularly children, for many years to come. We have recorded hundreds of injuries caused by the explosion of remnants of cluster munitions, and the international community must intervene to protect civilians in Syria from these ongoing killing operations.