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Cluster bomb kills worker in south Lebanon

Cluster bombs found in Lebanon from the summer 2006 war.

BEIRUT: A member of the Norwegian team removing Israeli cluster bombs in south Lebanon died Wednesday after being wounded in a minor explosion.

Hussein Ali Kowayes, 48, was wounded in the explosion while the team was removing cluster bombs from a field in Ayta Jabal.

Israel dropped around 4 million cluster bombs in Lebanon during the 2006 war, most during the last 48 hours of the conflict, according to United Nations estimates.

 

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