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UN envoy: Israel must hand over maps of cluster bomb locations

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 29, 2009

Between July 12 and August 14, 2006, the final days of the war with Israel that summer, the Jewish state’s armed forces dropped about one million cluster bomblets on southern Lebanon, according to UN estimtes. So far local and international deminers in southern Lebanon have cleared about 155,000 cluster bomblets, while more than 320 people have been killed or maimed by cluster bomb explosions since the end of the 2006 conflict.

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