Wednesday, December 1
"Poisonous gases have been used in Fallujah," 35-year-old Fallujah resident, Abu Hammad said. "They used everything -- tanks, artillery, infantry, and poisonous gas. Fallujah has been bombed to the ground." Hammad was living in the Julan district of Fallujah which witnessed some of the heaviest attacks.
Other residents of that area also said that banned weapons were used. Abu Sabah, said; ÂThey used these weird bombs that put up smoke like a mushroom cloudÂ then small pieces fall from the air with long tails of smoke behind them." He said that pieces of these strange bombs explode into large fires that burn the skin even when water is thrown on the burns.
Phosphorous arms and the napalm gas are known to have such effects. "People suffered so much from these," Abu Sabah said. "
" The use of deadly napalm - last seen in Vietnam and now banned by the United Nations - has been deployed in Fallujah according to eyewitnesses.
'Melted' bodies have been reported, along with suggestions of poisonous gas. MP Alice Mahon is calling on Blair to make an emergency statement on the matter. If it is proven that napalm has been used, Britain will be under pressure to pull out of the American-led coalition."
"News that President George W. Bush has sanctioned the use of napalm, a deadly cocktail of polystyrene and jet fuel banned by the United Nations in 1980, will stun governments around the world.
And last night Tony Blair was dragged into the row as furious Labour MPs demanded he face the Commons over it. Reports claim that innocent civilians have died in napalm attacks, which turn victims into human fireballs as the gel bonds flames to flesh. "
In August last year, the United States admitted dropping the internationally-banned incendiary weapon of napalm on Iraq, despite earlier denials by the Pentagon that the ÂhorribleÂ weapon had not been used in the three-week invasion of Iraq.