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Pictured here, a Crane army Ammunition Activity employee prepares white phosphorus canisters to go through the conversion process.
... bombing schools and hospitals, to using white phosphorus against civilians, to encouraging its military to execute Palestinians in the streets, ...

The two sieges of the city that year involved the massacre of civilians by U.S. snipers, along with the use of white phosphorus , a banned ...
Smith recalled fighting at the reservoir, where he carried a Browning automatic rifle and was injured by white phosphorus. He said both the UN ...
Another Raqqa resident questioned the alleged use of white phosphorus in the city's Faros neighborhood and nearby areas. In June, Amnesty ...
On August 5th, a German woman accidentally set her coat on fire with decades-old white phosphorus. The 41-year-old woman was relaxing by ...

CORRECTION: Despite earlier reports, we now know the ADF was indeed well aware white phosphorus had been used by members of the ...
The US-led coalition has denied bombing the hospital in Raqqa, but admitted in a statement to RT that they indeed use white phosphorus to ...
It added that the targeting of residential neighborhoods with internationally banned white phosphorus munitions amounted to war crimes and ...
A German woman picked up what she thought was a chunk of amber from a riverbank only to discover it was actually white phosphorus from ...
It includes an attack on hospital in Raqqa and the use of "internationally banned white phosphorus munitions" against the Syrian people.
A German woman narrowly escaped injury after picking up an object she believed to be amber but which then spontaneously combusted.
white phosphorus is highly flammable, ignites when exposed to the air and cannot be put out by dousing with water. It burns at up to 1,300C ...
The reaction of white phosphorus with potassium chlorate, for instance, is a violent and potent one, and blowing up a metal pound coin shows ...
A woman in Germany has narrowly escaped injury after plucking a chunk of white phosphorus from a beach. firefighters were called to the ...
The 71-page report 'rain of Fire: Israel's Unlawful Use of white phosphorus in Gaza' by Human Rights Watch, states that Israel forces ...
"The international coalition warplanes targeted the national hospital and Raqqa city center with the white phosphorus one hour ago," the group ...

Ghaznavi accused the army of using white phosphorus during anti-militancy operations. "Other than helicopters and drones, they are now ...
The United States-led coalition has admitted to using multipurpose white phosphorus munitions in both Syria and Iraq. white phosphorus can ...
Another Raqqa resident said the coalition used white phosphorus in several districts. In June, Amnesty International warned the US-led ...
On June 10, 2017, US-led international coalition showered the city of Raqqa with white phosphorus, leaving more than 13 casualties, while ...
The use of white phosphorus is a case in point. It's use has been widely reported on but the ADF deny having any documents either by the ADF ...
The US-led coalition's use of white phosphorus munitions on the outskirts of al-Raqqa, Syria is unlawful and may amount to a war crime, ...
"white phosphorus fragments can exacerbate wounds even after treatment and can enter the bloodstream and cause multiple organ failure.
The U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria is employing the use of white phosphorus, endangering ...
human rights groups have criticised the use of the white phosphorus chemical by US-led coalition troops in the Iraqi city of Mosul. New Zealand ...
white phosphorus, along with other incendiaries, has been used by Syrian government forces battling insurgents in Aleppo and elsewhere.
Video and images purportedly taken near Aleppo in Syria show Russia is using white phosphorous or thermite-based munitions to target ...
A German woman narrowly escaped injury after picking up an object she believed to be amber but which then spontaneously combusted.
white phosphorus munitions were formally prohibited by a 1977 amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of war ...
This US Navy handout photo, obtained on July 1, 2017, shows an F/A-18E Super Hornet as it prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS ...
white phosphorus, a chemical weapon capable of burning human flesh to the bone, has also been used by coalition forces in the city.
The first matches were made of white phosphorus and were so highly inflammable that they were kept in steel boxes (also called match holders).
It also made use of what some might call "Weapons of Mass Destruction," using cluster bombs, white phosphorous, depleted uranium, and a new kind of napalm in densely settled urban areas.
In the years preceding the murders at My Lai, more than 70 percent of the villages in Quang Ngai Province had been destroyed by air strikes, artillery fire, Zippo lighters, napalm, white phosphorus, bulldozers, gunships and other such means. Roughly 40 ...
The UN envoy to Syria also reported in 2016 that Ahrar al-Sham had made plans to use white phosphorus in an attack on civilians - a use of chemical weapons that constitutes a war crime - and then blame it on pro-Assad forces.
Artillery rounds including white phosphorous and flares, grenades, smoke signal grenades and of all things beer cans, were exploding all around because of the concentrated enemy fire.
"Now, you couldn't go buy a white phosphorous grenade," he said. This also illustrates the difference between reusing something - say, a computer going from one government agency to another but still being used as it was originally designed - and ...
To round out the anniversary week, political activists opposed to the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad accused Russia of dropping white phosphorous or thermite-based munitions against the enemies of the Syrian government. They released video ...
During the war, Israel dropped white phosphorous gas (a chemical agent which burns away flesh) on the Gaza headquarters of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the aid organization which most Gazans depend on to live.
Barely 20 years into the venture, General Booth and Commissioner Elijah Cadman, a pioneering officer (minister), confronted a crisis in the East End.
A Skyraider, a propeller-driven plane of the Vietnamese Airforce (VNAF) 518th Squadron, drops a bomb with incendiary napalm and white phosphorus jelly over Trang Bang village in this June 8, 1972, photo taken by Associated Press photographer Huynh ...
chemists can remove the oxygens bound to it to get elemental white phosphorus, which glows in the dark, but it is so unstable that it spontaneously ignites on exposure to air.
A'maq news agency, a media outlet linked to the so-called Islamic State, has claimed that the United States used white phosphorous munitions in the ongoing Battle for Mosul on March 11, 2017. This claim was reiterated by two local sources, Salah ...
Video and images purportedly taken near Aleppo in Syria show Russia is using white phosphorous or thermite-based munitions to target enemies of the Assad regime, activists claim.
chemists can remove the oxygens bound to it to get elemental white phosphorus, which glows in the dark, but it is so unstable that it spontaneously ignites on exposure to air.
During the Gaza conflict in April 2013, Israel used artillery shells with white phosphorus - chemical weapons - on built up Palestinian towns.
The IED arrows were designed using thermite, chlorine trifluoride, and white phosphorus for creating high intensity blasts when set off.
... forces as retribution. An ISIS-affiliated channel on Telegram, moreover, claimed that 146 people were killed and 109 were injured as a result of white phosphorous shelling on Mosul over the past three days. The numbers could not be independently ...
white phosphorous bomblets burn in midair to create a smoke screen alongside the Khe Sanh runway to protect planes landing with supplies and reinforcements at the U.S.


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