Wednesday, November 09, 2005

BBC : US Uses Incendiary Weapons in Iraq

A former US soldier fighting in Iraq says US forces used white phosphorus bombs during last year's siege of Fallujah. Jeff Englehart says he heard the warning for US troops to leave the targeted area over his humvee's radio. He says the condition of corpses he saw when his unit re-entered the affected area was consistent with a white phosphorus attack:
Burned bodies, burned women, burned children; white phosphorus kills indiscriminately... When it makes contact with skin, then it's absolutely irreversible damage, burning flesh to the bone...

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