Definition of bomblet
: a small bomb; especially : one of the many small bombs that make up a cluster bomb
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Cluster bomb casings that once held hundreds of bomblets have become fence panels or planters for green onions.
Cluster munitions release many smaller bomblets on a target, and, if used improperly, can cause horrific numbers of civilian casualties.
One is a pure high-explosive version while the other can strew smaller bomblets across a wider area.
When the mother bomb opens, its bomblets are sprayed in all directions, tearing apart whatever is in their paths.
In 2006, the IDF used a large number of cluster munitions against Lebanon; one commander estimated that 1,800 cluster warheads containing over 1.2 million bomblets were fired.
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