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"Tel Aviv hands over maps of Lebanon cluster munitions: UNIFIL," Leila Magazine, May 12, 2009.

Israel handed over to U.N. peacekeepers on Tuesday maps of where it dropped cluster bombs in Lebanon during the 2006 war with Hezbollah fighters, the UNIFIL peacekeeping force said.

The United Nations and the Lebanese government have repeatedly called on Israel to hand over the maps of where it dropped the munitions, most of which were fired in the last 72 hours of the 34-day war.

  Dozens of people have been killed and several hundred wounded in mainly rural south Lebanon by munitions left behind by the 2006 war.

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