29 civilians killed in Syria in November: monitor

13 children among 29 civilians killed in Syria last month: monitor
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04 December, 2021
Among those killed were 29 civilian, including 13 children, and 14 regime soldiers and loyalists, according to the SOHR.
The explosions included those of old landmines, projectiles and car bombings [Getty]

At least 27 explosions took place across Syria in November, killing 46 people, according to local activists cited by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Among those killed were 29 civilian, including 13 children, and 14 regime soldiers and loyalists, according to the SOHR.

The explosions included those of old landmines, projectiles and car bombings.

Activists logged 13 explosions from old landmines and unexploded munitions in Syria’s north. In on case documented from November 4, an unexploded bomb killed a seven-year-old boy at a warehouse belonging to opposition groups in the Idlib countryside.

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They also recorded 14 improved explosive device and car bomb explosions that killed 24 people in Daraa, Deir Ezzor, Latakia, Al-Raqqah, Al-Quneitra and Aleppo.

The SOHR urged international bodies "to help with the removal the old ordnance which poses a threat to the safety and lives of the people across Syria and to work on raising the residents’ awareness of the danger of such ordnance."

It also called for "conflicting powers in Syria immediately stop killing innocent Syrians and call upon all international and regional powers to intensify their efforts to reach a workable solution" to end Syria's conflict.