Explosion of Dormant Landmine Injures Individual in Border Area of Kermanshah, Iran

Qasr-e Shirin, a city in Kermanshah province, was recently shaken by an unfortunate incident involving a landmine explosion from the Iran-Iraq war era. This explosion resulted in the injury of an individual who was harvesting wheat in the area. Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident, as within a week, at least five Kurdish individuals … Read more

Landmine Explosion Leaves Kurdish Man Injured in Saqqez Village

Hermidol, Kurdistan Province, Iran – Keyvan Hermidoli, a Kurdish man, was injured in a landmine explosion while gathering wild herbs in the village of Hermidol near Saqqez. The incident occurred on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, leading to his immediate transportation to a local medical facility for treatment. Sources from the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights … Read more

Truffles: 19 People Killed in Syria Desert Landmine Explosion While Hunting for High-Value Fungi

Al-Hasakah, Syria – Truffle hunters in the northern Syrian desert faced a tragic incident on Saturday when their vehicle struck a landmine, resulting in the death of at least 19 individuals, as reported by a war monitor. Every year between February and April, scores of impoverished Syrians go on the perilous search for truffles in … Read more