The militants ruled the town with an iron fist, repurposing its iconic amphitheater as a stage for public executions and destroying ancient temples.
Cluster bombs unleash an array of smaller bomblets that strike indiscriminately and often linger unexploded, only to later kill or maim unexpectedly. A 2008 UN convention outlawed the weapons, but it hasn't been ratified by Russia, the US, or Syria.
The incursion marks the first time that Saudi Arabia’s troops have entered Yemen since a Saudi-led coalition began an air campaign in March against Houthi rebels.
'I Couldn’t Move for Five Minutes from Fear': An Investigation Into Cluster Bombs in Eastern Ukraine
VICE News commissioned an independent conflict damage assessment report into cluster munition attacks in Eastern Ukraine, the first of its kind in the region.