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Monday, August 12, 2019

Deep in the mountains of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK.. Pak side) Neelum Valley in the small village of Jabri last month Indian artillery shells hit the village and an unexploded device found its way into the hands of four-year-old Ayan Ali.

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"He found a bomb that looked like a toy and he brought it here," said Ali's uncle, Abdul Qayyum, pointing to their home.

Ali showed the "toy" to his siblings as the family sat down to breakfast which exploded and martyred Ali and wounding eight of his siblings, his mother and a young cousin.

"They tried to snatch it from him and then it exploded. He died on the spot," Qayyum said, adding that two of the children are in hospital in critical condition.

According to Pakistan Army, the device was a cluster bomb, a weapon that releases many smaller bomblets that can kill or wound people over a wider area. They are prohibited under the Geneva Convention governing international warfare.

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-08-12 04:25 AM | Reply

Cluster bombs are only used to depopulate..

#2 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2019-08-12 09:47 AM | Reply

Yes.

#3 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-08-12 10:20 AM | Reply

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