August 18, 2018

Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US

(CNN) The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN.

Working with local Yemeni journalists and munitions experts, CNN has established that the weapon that left dozens of children dead on August 9 was a 500-pound (227 kilogram) laser-guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin, one of the top US defense contractors. Read more + video.

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Related,
US condemned for supplying bombs to Saudis - PressTV
Saudi-led coalition defends deadly Yemen bus attack - NewArab

Lockheed Martin receives bloody images instead of cool weapons photos in failed Twitter campaign - RT

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