Hurdling over lumps of crushed concrete and dodging spikes of twisted metal, Sukna, Hassan and Merwa, aged 10 to 12, paused before a curious object. Sukna picked it up. The terrifying blast flung her to the ground, thrusting metal shards into her liver. Hassan's abdomen was cut open. Merwa was hit in the leg and arm.Men låt mig gissa: det är i självförsvarssyfte.
"We thought it was just a little ball," said Hassan [...]
Israel may be pulling out of Lebanon but its soldiers leave behind a lethal legacy of this summer's 34-day war. The south is carpeted with unexploded cluster bombs, innocuous looking black canisters, barely larger than a torch battery, which pose a deadly threat to villagers stumbling back to their homes.
Som bonus utreds fortsatta misstankar – de har uttryckts från många olika håll – om användandet av radioaktivt material i ammunition som södra Libanon har förstörts med.