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Cluster Bombs

Volume 404: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what his latest estimate is of the number of (a) RBL 755 cluster bombs dropped on targets within Iraq and (b) L20 cluster shells fired by UK forces around Basra. [110806]

The figures requested have not changed since the responses I gave to the hon. Member on 14 April 2003, Official Report, column 566W.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many cluster munitions have been used in the war on Iraq. [109681]

As at 29 April 2003, British forces have used in the region of 66 air delivered cluster bombs and in the region of 2,000 extended range bomblet shells in Iraq.