Lebanese man killed by leftover cluster bomb

June 8, 2007 15:47


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A cluster bomb left over from last summer's war between Israel and Hizbullah group exploded Friday, killing a Lebanese man, the state-run National News Agency said. Jamal Jafal, 40, was seriously wounded when the cluster bomb exploded near his house in the southern village of Bazouriyeh, the agency said. He was rushed to a hospital in the port city of Tyre where he later died, the agency said. Jafal's death, brings to at least 29 the number of people who have been killed by cluster bombs and land mine explosions in Lebanon since the 34-day war ended in a UN-brokered cease-fire on Aug. 14.

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