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Gazan mother tells of white phosphorus pain

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 27, 2009

Phosphorus ignites in oxygen at temperatures of more than 30C.

It is almost impossible to put out and, if it comes into contact with human flesh, can burn to the bone.

Sabah Abu Halima who lost her husband and four of her children during Israel’s war on Gaza, recalls the day it fell on her home.

Source: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/03/200932618435772724.html

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