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Russian forces fire deadly ‘banned cluster munitions’ on civilian areas in Ukraine

by LLB staff reporter
27th Mar 22 3:15 pm

Russian forces have fired banned rocket-propelled artillery shells with the Tornado-S multiple launch rocket system at civilian area of Kryvy Rih district of Dnipropetrovsk region.

The Office of the Prosecutor General reported, “The missile was equipped with banned cluster munitions.”

During the inspection of the scene of the incident, law enforcement officers and employees of the explosive service found and seized fragments of the rocket.

“Full information about the victims and damaged infrastructure is being specified. There are no military installations on this territory,” the report says.

Russian forces have also used the banned munitions in an attack on a residential area of the city of Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region.

A report was published on the Telegram channel on Sunday, which reads, “The enemy attacked Krasnohorivka’s residential sector with Tornado-S multiple launch rocket systems. Russian troops used prohibited cluster munitions.

“Ammunition fell in the middle of the streets of the private sector. The police cordoned off the dangerous area.

“Police and the State Emergency Service bomb techs detect and neutralize combat cumulative elements.”

The Dnipropetrovsk Regional Prosecutor’s Office provides procedural guidance for criminal proceedings on the fact of violation of the laws and customs of war (Part 1, Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

Russia action are posing a direct threat to the life and health of the civilian population, which contradict the norms of international humanitarian law and the Convention on Cluster Munitions.

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