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Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Excerpts from OPT Weekly Protection of Civilians Report: 10-23 November 2010
Date: 23 Nov 2010

Gaza Strip

During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed two Palestinians and injured ten others in incidents involving air strikes and access restrictions to land near the fence dividing Israel and the Gaza Strip.
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17 Nov 2010
04:54:04 GMT

Source: Reuters

PHNOM PENH, Nov 17 (Reuters)
Fourteen Cambodians have been killed by an anti-tank landmine left over from years of war that went off when they were travelling down a remote road, police said on Wednesday.

A baby girl and nine women were among the dead in the blast which hit their trailer being pulled by a tractor late on Tuesday in Battambang province, in the northwest, said district police chief Bith Sambo.

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VIENTIANE, 8 November 2010 (IRIN)

Delegates from more than 100 countries are discussing the Convention on Cluster Munitions at the First Meeting of States Parties on 9 November in Vientiane, Laos, the world’s most affected country.


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KUNDUZ, Afghanistan
Sun Sep 19, 2010 5:07am EDT
Reporting by Mohammad Hamed; Writing by Sayed Salahuddin; Editing by Bryson Hull

Eight Afghan children were killed while playing with a rocket round left in a village on Sunday in northern Kunduz province, an official said.

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By IRIN

TEL AVIV, 26 January 2009 – On 20 January two Palestinian children were killed by unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Shaaf area, near Jabalia, east of Gaza city, highlighting a new threat to people’s lives in Gaza. (more…)

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