Israel using globally-banned arms in Gaza strikes

Israel using globally-banned arms in Gaza strikes
Thu Jul 10, 2014 17:13:40

The Israeli regime has resorted to the use of internationally-banned weapons in the besieged Gaza Strip, Palestinian doctors and rights activists said.

They said that horrific images of the Palestinian victims of recent Israeli airstrikes on the blockaded coastal enclave prove that the occupation forces are using internationally-banned weapons.

Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qodra said the bodies of most victims had been incinerated, while others had been completely torn apart.

He said the Tel Aviv regime was deploying weapons that destroy the bodies of their victims, noting that a preliminary survey of victims' bodies revealed the horrific nature of the weapons being used during the regime’s ongoing onslaught on Gaza.

"Israel used internationally-banned weapons in its two previous wars on Gaza," al-Qodra told Anadolu Agency. "The same weapons are being used now."

He further called on international rights organizations to bring the Zionist entity to account for what he called "its continual violations" against the Palestinian people.

Meanwhile, eyewitnesses have reported that Israeli airstrikes had incinerated the bodies of Palestinians who happened to be near targeted sites.

Israeli warplanes, they added, were using missiles that destroy their victims' bodies, often cutting them to pieces
Some activists posted photos of victims online, advising the fainthearted not to look at them.

Photos showed Palestinians whose limbs had been blown off and others whose bodies looked as if they had been subject to chemical attack.

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