What weapon killed 50 people in station attack?

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2022
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A BBC investigation has found clear evidence that a cluster bomb, banned by many countries under international law, was used in an attack on Kramatorsk railway station in Ukraine.

These weapons deliver a payload of bomblets that spread out and explode over a wide area.

More than 50 people died when the missile struck the station, which was crowded with people trying to leave the east of the country, on 9 April.

More than 120 countries have agreed to a treaty prohibiting the use of these weapons - but not Russia...

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