Syria, Russia cluster munition use 'relentless': HRW

Human Rights Watch said it had documented 47 cluster munition attacks that killed and injured dozens of civilians in rebel-held areasHuman Rights Watch accused the Syrian regime and its ally Russia on Thursday of extensively using banned cluster munitions in their offensive against rebels in the war-torn country. The New York-based watchdog said it had documented 47 cluster munition attacks that killed and injured dozens of civilians in rebel-held areas in three provinces since May 27. Russia in September launched a campaign of air strikes in support of Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

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