More than 1,500 children have been killed or injured since violence escalated in March according to the UN many of them due to explosive weapons
like missiles and large aircraft bombs, artillery shells, rockets, mortars and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
1 million people -- including two million children -- are living in areas highly affected by the use of explosive weapons
, creating an immediate and long-term threat to their lives," the NGO said.
Coffman realized the weapon could affect other parked aircraft and coordinated additional evacuation of adjacent flight line maintainers due to the potential of propagation to highly explosive weapons
He presents an overview of the historical and ideological context of modern terrorism; specific chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive weapons
and their history, design, structure, properties, and behavior; their impacts on human health and safety precautions; and specific responder issues, particularly the Incident Command System and personal protective equipment, decontamination, and site remediation.
A four-day seminar scheduled for June will teach emergency medical workers how to treat victims exposed to weapons of mass destruction or biological, chemical and explosive weapons
The ceremony today is an expression and evidence of the efforts to eliminate crimes, stealing and anarchy in the Cambodian society," Chea Sophara, president of the Explosive Weapons
Confiscation Commission, said.
We wanted to make a strong stand that the whole use of explosive weapons
in densely populated neighborhoods is problematic and that the policy needs to change," she emphasized in an exclusive phone interview from Geneva with the Israeli daily, Haaretz.
In addition, Amnesty called for new restrictions on the use of explosive weapons
like mortars and rockets in populated areas.
More than 11,000 children have died in this conflict already, 71 percent of them killed indiscriminately by explosive weapons
used in towns and cities.
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In conflict situations, the use of explosive weapons
in populated areas can have indiscriminate and devastating impact on civilians, including children who are particularly vulnerable to being killed and maimed by such weapons.
The London-based Cluster Munition Coalition's tally of these destructive explosive weapons
came as diplomats gathered in Geneva to debate plans for phasing them out.
Surface-to-air missiles can take down civilian aircraft, and the explosive weapons
can be converted easily into car bombs and IEDs (improvized explosive devices or bombs)," Peter Bouckaert, the group's emergencies director, said in a statement.
The police laid siege to the house and captured both criminals along with explosive weapons
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