Coalition of the United States were accused of using white phosphorus in Syria



The international coalition led by the US used banned white phosphorus during the airstrike on the Syrian city Hagino. This is with reference to local sources told Reuters.

According to him, the activists posted on social networks photographs of the attack using white phosphorus, banned by international conventions. Coalition aircraft struck the province of Deir ez-Zor. About the dead and wounded was not reported.

Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin told RIA Novosti that if the information is confirmed, the case should involve the UN Security Council and the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW). “It concerns threats to stability, security in General in the world,” he added.

Later RIA Novosti, citing local television reported that the airstrike of the coalition in the Deir ez-Zor and killed and injured several civilians. Whether we are talking about the same attack, not reported.

The coalition has already been accused of bombing civilians in the past year. Then in the Syrian raqqa killed 43 people.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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