All parties to the conflict have repeatedly used heavy weapons in the fighting since March, says the report, which explains when explosive weapons
were used in populated areas, civilians made up 95 per cent of reported deaths and injuries.
Once again we are seeing the devastating impact of explosive weapons
- used by all parties - in this conflict, Stephen O'Brien, the Emergency Relief Coordinator, said in a statement.
08 (Saba) - At least three children are being killed every day in Yemen, many of them as a direct result of the use of explosive weapons
in populated areas, according to international children's charity, Save the Children.
The Houthis should stop firing heavy explosive weapons
into populated areas of the city," he added.
The Center offers free care to victims of firearms and collaborates with Lebanese university hospitals to provide surgeons and staff with tailor-made training to ensure Lebanese medical professionals develop the required and very specific surgical skills to operate on patients with complex injuries caused by firearms and explosive weapons
Beirut: The lives of more than five million Syrians, including two million children, are at risk from explosive weapons
used in the conflict, a non-governmental organisation said on Tuesday.
We call on the Syrian Government to refrain from using explosive weapons
in populated areas, including airborne weapons, whose indiscriminate effects expose civilians to imminent danger and suffering.
Cluster bombs are a type of explosive weapons
that blow up in the air and scatter dozens of sub-munitions over a large area.
A doctor and a civil defence worker told Amnesty International that those affected by the attack had no injuries associated with explosive weapons
, but showed symptoms characteristic of a chemical weapons attack, including reddened eyes, shortness of breath, continuous coughing, respiratory distress, vomiting, and drooling from the mouth, Amnesty added.
Further restrictions on the use of explosive weapons
which cannot be precisely targeted or which otherwise have wide-area effect in populated areas could have helped save thousands of lives lost in recent conflicts, including in Israel, Gaza and Ukraine.
UXOs are classified as explosive weapons
and include bombs, bullets, shells, grenades and land mines that did not explode when they were deployed and therefore still pose a risk of detonation, potentially many decades after they were used or discarded.
Cluster bombs are explosive weapons
that disperse a mixture of smaller munitions over a wide area.