Monday, May 12, 2003

How many civilians were killed by cluster bombs?

According to the Pentagon the answer is 1. Iraq Body Count begs to differ and says that at least 200 havebeenkilled. There is some good analysis here. You may also notice that the body count counter on the left has suddenly increased substantially...they got hold of records from 19 of Baghdad's hospitals and, after making sure that they weren' t counting the same dead people twice, included them in their figures. The methodology and details are here.