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The Secret War, Laos

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Laos - A drawing representing the day of the accident when the kids were playing throwing cluster bombs to each other, a very common game between Latioan children who were raised surrounded by bombs. On the 7th of April 2013, 12-year-old Chan [Arsenal t-shirt] and 11-year-old Muiw lost their friend Phouth, aged 13, when a cluster bomb they were playing with exploded in Done Kham village. Phouth, who was Chan's elder brother, was badly injured on both legs and passed away thirty minutes after the accident. Described by them as a likable and friendly young boy, Phouth liked fishing and shooting at birds. “He wanted to be a policeman” says his brother.