Syria: Suspected IS land mine kills truffle foragers
10 April 2023 | 4:18 pm
Workers foraging for truffles were killed when their vehicle hit a land mine believed to have been planted by the militant "Islamic State" group. It's the latest in a spate of attacks on truffle hunters in Syria.
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