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Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs
Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs

Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported it had documented a dozen instances when the indiscriminate weapons were used in populated areas. The report by Human Rights Watch also said there were circumstances, “while not conclusive,” suggesting that the separatists had also used the weapons that pack dozens or hundreds of small bomblets inside a rocket that explode over a wide area and put many people at risk. “It is shocking to see a weapon that most countries have banned used so extensively in eastern Ukraine,”...

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