SLAF deploys cluster-bombs in Mullaiththeevu

[TamilNet, Sunday, 18 January 2009, 12:36 GMT]
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) bombers have deployed several cluster bombs in the air attacks last week. After being exposed by TamilNet reports in November and December, 2008, the Russian alphabets on the containers of the cluster munitions, have been masked by paint before deployment by the SLAF.

Photographs of unexploded and unopened bombs, photographed in Mullaiththeevu follow:

Unexploded, unopened cluster bomb container, photographed in Mullaiththeevu in Vanni
Unexploded, unopened cluster bomb container, photographed in Mullaiththeevu in Vanni
Unexploded, unopened cluster bomb container, photographed in Mullaiththeevu in Vanni
Unexploded, unopened cluster bomb container, photographed in Mullaiththeevu in Vanni
Russian markings masked by paint


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