U.N. Denounces Israel for Use of Cluster Bombs
Posted on Aug 30, 2006
U.N. experts have found over 100,000 unexploded cluster bomblets throughout Lebanon. The cluster bombs, most of which were dropped in the last 72 hours of the conflict, continue to injure and kill Lebanese civilians. (Also: What is a cluster bomb? )
UN denounces Israel cluster bombs
The UN’s humanitarian chief has accused Israel of “completely immoral” use of cluster bombs in Lebanon.
UN clearance experts had so far found 100,000 unexploded cluster bomblets at 359 separate sites, Jan Egeland said.
Israel has repeated its previous insistence that munitions it uses in conflict comply with international law.