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Blida, South Lebanon, September 2006.Unexploded Israeli M77 cluster bomb submunition inside a village..During the 33 days war, Israel shot 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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Blida, South Lebanon, September 2006.Unexploded Israeli M77 cluster bomb submunition inside a village..During the 33 days war, Israel shot 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...
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