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Deir Qanoun, South Lebanon, September 2006.A Iraqi Kurdish  team of demining experts from MAG (Mines Advisory Group) removes dozens of unexploded Israeli M77 cluster bomb submunitions in a banana plantation. During the 33 days war, Israel fired more than a million of such submunitions in South Lebanon, most of them during the last 3 days as the cease-fire had already been agreed; it is estimated that due to the age of these weapons (many of were US manufactured during the Vietnam war) as well as because of their poor design, between 30% and 60% didn't explode and are now as many uncharted landmines. Their use is strictly prohibited in civilian areas by international laws such as the Geneva convention.
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Deir Qanoun, South Lebanon, September 2006.A Iraqi Kurdish team of demining experts from MAG (Mines Advisory Group) removes dozens of unexploded Israeli M77 cluster bomb submunitions in a banana plantation. During the 33 days war, Israel fired more than a million of such submunitions in South Lebanon, most of them during the last 3 days as the cease-fire had already been agreed; it is estimated that due to the age of these weapons (many of were US manufactured during the Vietnam war) as well...
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