Syrian regime forces killed a child in E. Deir Ez-Zour governorate on April 29

A nine-year-old child, named as Wasmi Ali al Matar, from al Qouriya city in the eastern suburbs of Deir Ez-Zour governorate, was shot dead by Syrian regime forces while he was swimming in the Euphrates River in the city on April 29, 2021.
SNHR notes that Syrian regime forces have committed another violation of international humanitarian law through this indiscriminate killing of a child, for which the perpetrator must be held accountable.