Unexploded Ordnance Haunts Southern Lebanon


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(LBC Group) Since the end of the 2006 Lebanon War and the return of residents to their villages, unexploded ordnance in Southern Lebanon have claimed the lives of 200 individuals.

As part of an international agreement, the Lebanese Army has diligently worked on their removal.

The priority has been on clearing roads, followed by residential areas, and finally, agricultural zones. Up to 90% of these cluster munitions have been successfully removed, with the gradual elimination of the remaining artillery targeted for completion by 2026, as outlined in a new international agreement.

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Published: Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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