"We regard the reports as serious. We are seeking to investigate through our discussions with the Saudis any further evidence to substantiate the allegations that have been made," Dunne said in parliament.
The munitions were reportedly manufactured by UK firm Hunting Engineering in the 1970s. They have since been internationally banned for being inherently indiscriminate. According to the watchdog's report, Saudi bombings have turned Yemen’s agricultural lands into minefields.