United Nations—Progress Seen In Eliminating Cluster Munitions While Casualties Rise

U.N. News Center | 09/17/2021

A new report says that there was an increase in casualties caused by cluster munitions despite progress in eliminating such weapons, reports the U.N. News. There were at least 360 recorded casualties around the world due to cluster munition attacks (142) or the remnants of such weapons (218) in 2020, according to the Cluster Munition Monitor 2021. The true number is likely much higher, according to researchers. This represents an ongoing increase from 317 in 2019 and 277 in 2018. Civilians...

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