Recognition of South Ossetia when Georgia attacked the use of cluster bombs (Figure)
Data for: Georgia, the Russian air force planes
according to RIA Novosti reported on September 2, representatives of Human Rights Watch International Bonnie – Docherty September 1, announced in an interview, representatives of the Georgian Ministry of Defense official letter has been acknowledged in the invasion of South Ossetia when the fact that the use of cluster bombs.
International Human Rights Watch military expert Docherty September 1, said: “Georgia over the weekend to Human Rights Watch recognizes a series of occasions in the use of cluster bombs.”
It is reported that the use of cluster bombs the military grid is mainly M85 bomb, connecting South Ossetia has been in the Rock Chomsky initiated action to use the tunnel. Georgia Department of Defense in the International Human Rights Watch wrote an official letter referred to such weapons. Prior to the grid in the armed conflict has repeatedly denied the use of cluster bombs, but accused Russia of such prohibited use of weapons. Russian Deputy Chief of Staff Nuoge Wei Cen will be categorically denied the allegations, he said: “I think these lies will disappear and we do not use these bombs, there is no need.”
should noted that residents had previously disclosed in Tskhinvali, the Georgian attack on South Ossetia in the use of banned bombs. In describing the destruction of Tskhinvali City, Stalin Street, the local correspondents do not Jieye Fu stressed that the cells of which a house is to be launched cluster bombs the military destroyed. He said: “Stalin Street 56 buildings is prohibited to use cluster bombs to destroy, I can prove it, I keep it in pieces.”
small bombs cluster bombs built 3-200 , the explosion in the air quickly disperse, the effective strength of the enemy with high lethality. The U.S. military has in Iraq, Kosovo, Afghanistan extensive use of such weapons. Because of such weapons against civilians, especially children, the larger the damage, has been widely criticized, has been identified as inhumane types of weapons, the end of May this year be held in Dublin, Ireland on the international conference, 100 countries agreed to ban the use and R & D cluster bombs. (Huang Huan)