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cluster bomb:

see cluster munitionscluster munitions
or cluster bombs,
air-dropped or ground-launched weapons that open in mid-air and scatter dozens, hundreds, or thousands of smaller submunitions (or bomblets) over a wide area.
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Cluster bombs, dropped by air or fired by artillery, scatter hundreds of bomblets across a wide area which sometimes fail to explode and are difficult to locate and remove, killing and maiming civilians long after conflicts end.
A House vote is not required to stigmatize cluster bombs.
The US Congress has once again approved the sale of internationally banned cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia.
The last manufacturer of cluster bombs still supported by WMPF is to be questioned for a second time in the near future.
Unlike traditional explosives, cluster bombs are designed to inflict as much damage as possible.
HRW's African director Daniel Bekele said the SAF's use of cluster bombs in South Kordofan shows the government's total disregard for its own people.
SIDON, Lebanon: A member of a Norwegian demining team removing Israeli cluster bombs in south Lebanon died Wednesday after being wounded in a minor explosion.
Martin Lidegrd is proud that with the destruction of its cluster bombs, Denmark is well in advance of the deadline and is at the forefront of global disarmament:
Syria is persisting in using cluster bombs - insidious weapons that remain on the ground, causing death and destruction for decades," said the report's editor, Mary Wareham.
36 African states opposing the use of cluster bombs called on other African countries, including Egypt, to sign an international agreement banning the use of cluster bombs worldwide.
yDLyB (CyHAN)- While air strikes on Syrian cities continue, Syrian opposition group indicated that they have found a large number of unexploded bombs including cluster bombs.
Syria denies that it had used cluster bombs in its battle with rebels trying to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, saying it did not possess such weapons.