Girls and their father killed by the blast of a landmine of unknown origin in E. Daraa governorate on May 8

Three girls, named as Taghrid, Shahed, and Raghad, were killed along with their father, Ayed Hamad al Rahil, on May 8, 2021, when a landmine of so-far unknown origin exploded near their car on the outskirts of Mleihet al Atash village in the eastern suburbs of Daraa governorate, 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 governing forces in each area to bear responsibility for protecting civilians in the areas under their control, to reveal the sites of planted landmines 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.