Syria Introduces Cluster Rocket
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The regime of President Bashar Assad was said to have
introduced a powerful cluster munition in the war against Sunni rebels in
The U.S. group Human Rights Watch asserted that the Syrian military has
begun firing a surface-to-surface rocket that contained dozens of
submunitions. HRW said the 300 mm rocket was introduced in February 2014 in
attacks on Sunni rebel strongholds near the central city of Hama.