Cluster bombs have killed and injured thousands of civilians during their history of use and continue to do so today.They cause widespread harm on impact and remain dangerous, killing and injuring civilians long after conflict has ended. One third of all recorded cluster munition casualties are children. 60% of cluster bomb casualties are injured while undertaking normal activities.
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A cluster munition, also known as a cluster bomb, is a weapon containing multiple explosive submunitions. Like landmines, these submunitions…
There are countries and territories affected by cluster munitions in every region of the world.
Cluster munitions have been used by over 20 states during armed conflict in over 35 countries.