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cluster bombs

The Savage Legacy Of Israel's 2006 Lebanon Bombardment

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Fields of Fire - Unexploded Israeli cluster bombs in southern Lebanon Subscribe to Journeyman for more information: http://www.youtube.com/journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=67134&bid=2 As many as one million unexploded cluster bombs litter southern Lebanon following the recent war with Israel. In the first two months after the war ended more than a hundred people have been killed or injured by these munitions. After Hezbollah soldiers kidnapped two Israeli soldiers, the responding aerial bombardment left villages in ruins. 30% of the bombs dropped over southern Lebanon failed to detonate. "When she dropped it, it exploded", says a 10 year old boy. A girl he was playing with found an unexploded cluster bomb. "My intestines fell out and landed in my hands. I started running, shouting "God is Great". My intestines deflated and I lost my hearing." Miraculously surviving to tell the tale, he spends his time warning other children of the dangers the small bombs pose. Others were not so lucky. A mother can barely bring herself to describe the day she lost both her son and his uncle to roadside cluster bombs: "I remember his cute chubby legs..." she weeps, "That's all I can say". Despite the danger, farmers are reluctant to leave the land that supports their families - choosing to clear the bombs at their own risk. The war's collateral continues to grow at the cost of these civilians. Irin - Ref 6110 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.