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Syria’s ‘Dirty Dozen’: The M-1943/M43

In a major new investigation, AOAV shines a spotlight on twelve of the worst explosive weapons in Syria, investigating some of the biggest and most dangerous bombs, shells, and rockets. Weapons whose wide-area effect are tearing civilians’ lives apart.

The 120mm is a heavy mortar that is common in state arsenals. Many countries have replaced the M1943 with the similar 2B11 Sani but Syria is still believed to have the original model.

Infographic: The M-1943/M43

IGw DD M1943

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