April 26, 2013

Israel's army to stop using white phosphorus

JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israel's army has announced it will stop using munitions containing white phosphorus, for which it was internationally condemned during a military operation against Gaza in 2008-2009.

Shells containing the chemical "will no longer be used," the army said in a statement released late Thursday. Read more.


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