A police official told Reuters one soldier was killed and 11 injured when security patrol vehicles ran over land mines in two places in the Bandipur area.
WASHINGTON, USA - The U.S. has said it will not drop food parcels and cluster bombs in the same areas. The United States has begun broadcasting warnings to people in Afghanistan informing them how to tell the difference between unexploded cluster bomb units and airdropped food parcels -- both of which are yellow.
NAIROBI, Kenya - At least three people were killed and four others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in hit a land mine near the town of Buur Hakaba, 180 km southwest of Mogadishu, on Monday, a Somali source told IRIN.
Britain and America hit back yesterday at the growing international outcry over the use of cluster bombs and insisted that they would be used again in Afghanistan if required.
In the House of Commons on Wednesday, Clare Short denied point blank that coalition forces were dropping landmines on Afghanistan.
Der moderne Krieg: Die USA besitzen ein riesiges Arsenal «intelligenter» Bomben und Granaten. Seit dem Golfkrieg wurden Massen dieser potenziellen Erstschlagswaffen entwickelt und an das Militär geliefert.
Zwei Drittel der Deutschen fordern einen Stopp der Bombardierung von Taliban-Einrichtungen.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Cluster bombs dropped by US warplanes on a village in western Afghanistan killed nine civilians, the United Nations said Thursday.