US-led Coalition Uses Phosphorous Bombs In Deir Ezzor Once Again

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US-led Coalition Uses Phosphorous Bombs In Deir Ezzor Once Again

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On October 13, warplanes of the US-led coalition carried out a series of airstrikes with phosphorous bombs on the ISIS-held town of Hajin on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

“The US-led coalition bombed several areas in the town of Hajin, 110km east of the city of Deir Ezzor, with internationally forbidden white phosphorous bombs,” a local source told SANA adding that the airstrikes didn’t result in any casualties.

Yuri Shvytkin, deputy chair of the Russian parliament’s lower house’s defense committee said the U.N. and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) should investigate the US-led coalition use of phosphorous bombs in Syria if the incident in Hajin is confirmed.

“First of all, the authenticity of the information has to be verified. If it is confirmed, then without a doubt, a relevant request has to be immediately submitted to the OPCW when the information is obtained so that a relevant internal investigation is conducted; the issue must be brought to the attention of the UN Security Council,” Shvytkin told the Russian news agency Sputnik.

The US-led coalition has used the internationally forbidden white phosphorous munitions multiple times during its military campaign in Syria. Last month, the Ministry of Defense of Russia revealed that two F-15 warplanes of the coalition dropped phosphorous bombs on Hajin. However, the incident was not investigated.

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  • Barba_Papa

    Pics or it didn’t happen!

    A claim that white phosphorous bombs were used is just the word of Russian trolls. Actual pictures on the other hand, pics that will stand up to severe scrutiny, will be so much more harder to dismiss.

    • Sinbad2

      You don’t need evidence in America, a claim is enough to get you locked up and executed in the US, why should this be any different?

      • Jens Holm

        Thats not corrdect at all. As a minimum, they go to court first. Their system by too many civile lawyers makes too many mistakes.

        But compared to many others, they are in the very good part of that.

        • Merijn

          I’m Waiting for that GOOD OL’ LYNCHMOB…..Hang them Washington & Wall Street Traitors…Heads on Pikes

      • Barba_Papa

        Sadly I think you’re right. Maybe not executed, but dragged out into the court of public opinion and have your life and career ruined? Sadly yes.

        #WITCHHUNT

    • northerntruthseeker .

      I smell Hasbara/JIDF troll here… It is getting easier and easier to point them out in these comment sections, and they are making themselves into laughing stocks!

    • Merijn

      We have had enough Evidence…How much more Evidence do we need to Prove that the United States of America are Warcriminals, Terrorists & Massmurdering Bastards? I don’t… Their Elitist Government together with IsraHell should be Eliminated…Destroy Evil….

      • Jens Holm

        We dont. But You forget others are semilar to that and might clean their own houses a lot more themselves – too.

        You ignore that. Things are not always – t h e y . but YOU TOO.

        • Merijn

          Perhaps you should Learn to READ….because there is an Overload of Evidence Concerning Genocide, Torturing, Massmurder, Warcrimes, Crimes against Humanity, Rape, Robbery, Fraud, Drugs Import & Export…Stealing Land & Breaking Treaties….and Loads & Loads more Crimes Committed by the United States of America since it’s Discovery in 1492…here some references:

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      • Barba_Papa

        When you’re dealing with a prevailing narrative you basically need the equivalent of a smoking gun just to be heard. Some guy said so on an Syrian news service does not constitute a smoking gun in this regard, to the prevailing narrative that’s just something from a Russian troll farm. And thus to be dismissed.

  • Syria insider

    And where is the photo and video proof? Ow there is no proof just a wild statement by syrian state media.

    • Sinbad2

      You mean they are like barrel bombs?

    • northerntruthseeker .

      OK… So you figure when the US lies about “barrel bombs” and “chemical weapons” used by President Assad’s rightful forces, then those are the truth?

      • Jens Holm

        I think some use filters well and a lot use very bad filters. The last many days I have seen the Coalision rapport so many bombardments there, so at least they the are kind of open in many grenades falling.

    • 1691

      I must admit: bibi is the master of presenting “proofs” . Unfortunately for him, no one takes him seriously.

    • Merijn

      Don’t need Video and Proof….Guilty until Proven innocent….since the Skripal Case it became part of the New Constitution…..America has got to proof they did not Dump any Phosphorous Bombs on Civilians…they Killed 8,439 Civilians in Deir Ezzor in this single Bombardement…now come up with sum proof you didn’t do that U.S.

  • Sinbad2

    America is the land of crimes. The USA is an amoral nation, they have always committed the most disgusting crimes.

    • Merijn

      Amoral Nation??!!! They are a Bunch of Warcriminals, Bankrobbers, Drugsdealers, Counterfeiters…Devil-Worshippers….

      • Jens Holm

        It would be nice if You mentioned the others too.

        • Merijn

          United States of America, IsraHell, United Kingdom, France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Jordan, UAE, Qatar, Germany, Australia, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Morocco, Canada…All these Countries Supported, Trained, Financed Headchopping Terrorists together with the Khazarian Banksters in Wall Street & London…We Know who OUR ENEMY IS….and they are not with very many….Hang them All…Seize their Assets

          • Jens Holm

            Nice not to be forgotten.

    • Jens Holm

      You are amoral all the times Yourself.

      The Choran says Ypu can lie – not You has to all the time.

      • Merijn

        Them Filthy Lying, Cheating & Treacherous Khazarian ZioNazi-Rats are the Vermin on this Earth…. Send in the Pest-Control to Exterminate the Parasites

    • Elisabeth Jenders

      A land, like so many others, of a tiny minority of psychopaths who managed to gain power over the rest, by consent, tricks, and force. Time to wake up, see through their divide-and conquer-strategies, unite, and regain our power.

      • Sinbad2

        That would be great, but americans seem incapable, they can’t even vary their vote, just hamsters in a running wheel.

        • Elisabeth Jenders

          Not just Americans, but people anywhere, unfortunately. Yet, it takes just a few to start, and when the critical mass is reached, there will be change!

  • northerntruthseeker .

    I can guarantee every single one of these phosphorus weapons were aimed at CIVILIANS…. The US is still working with the criminal SDF and Kurds to “ethnically cleanse” the entire region north of the Euphrates River….

    • Icarus Tanović

      Very wise words indeed.

  • putinbeater

    and? russians also used several times whithe phosphorus. and? weapons were created to use them.

    • Merijn

      Russia Burned Headchoppers….America Burns Civilians….that’s the Difference

      • putinbeater

        white phosphorus never select targets

  • John Mason

    So where is the outcry? Russia does need to make more noise than just to complain, maybe Assad and Iran with Hezbollah can join in and take it to the UNSC, if they aren’t going to do that then it is best to shut up.

    • 1691

      Did you read the article?
      Yuri Shvytkin, deputy chair of the Russian parliament’s lower house’s defense committee said the U.N. and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) should investigate the US-led coalition use of Phosphorous bombs in Syria, if the incident in Hajin is confirmed.

      “First of all, the authenticity of the information has to be verified. If it is confirmed, then without a doubt, a relevant request has to be immediately submitted to the OPCW when the information is obtained so that a relevant internal investigation is conducted; the issue must be brought to the attention of the UN Security Council,” Shvytkin told the Russian news agency Sputnik.
      Happy now?

      • John Mason

        I did read the article and never heard of Shvytkin and when something important needs to be done then it is done by someone important like Putin or Minister of defense, has an impact.

        • 1691

          There is a protocol that has to be followed up. Report- decision makers- instructions- announcement- UN resolution. I wish UN was an active and objective body.

          • John Mason

            So true, unfortunately the UN is compromised and has been on extended leave for a number of years but that shouldn’t stop countries from lodging complaints and using local courts to issue summons on perpetrators and violators of international law. Talking and doing nothing is not the solution.

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            Obviously you been not searching and following UN deeds around the world since their creation.If you did you know that is a corrupted organization not unlike the ones who created it. Nothing but a tool to establish a universal army that control the goyims and give them a false impression of justice and normality while they been screwed up.

          • 1691

            Did you read the last sentence of my previous comment?

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            yes I did but wishing something that will never be, does not give it any validity or change what reality is. it just shows you are a good person with its heart on the right place nothing else.

          • 1691

            Being a good person is not enough. May be we should start a petition to the UN with request for reforms. Getting a gun or shouting on the streets will not bring the changes.

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            gun you get when you are under attack and fighting for what you believe. As for petition in todays realities so I dont go back on time, it is futile and the way of the weak and living in denial keep convincing themselves that actually makes any difference.

            haven’t you yet understand that you be asking for justice and what is right by the same people who have genocide so many nations and have killed 10s of millions of people around the world? Sometimes the only way to stop violence it is by eliminating the ones who causing it, not try to reason with them as it is not possible to reason with this subhumans.

          • Jens Holm

            It was made 1945 or something to clean up after WW2. You forget so many more countries are made as well as a lot of good things.

            To me UN should be replaced or very much reformed – But probatly not like Your need.

            I see many changes in the world. Fx USA took over most of the jobs made by the GB and French Empires – and the one by Japan. So its an replacement.

            You might have forgotten, that USA in 1938 was less then 400.000 troops in the Chamberline style and others attacked the whole world.

            They stopped the main parts of that as well as Russia took a big part with them.

            You forget the raise of living standards all over the world by western economics as well as Russia – again – collapse themselves. You forget China after many terrible yaers now partly are upcommers and do well.

            You totally ignore, there never was peace in the world before Pearl Harbour.

            And You certainly forget that ME is almost the same since then apart from oil for free for weapons still fighting each other babling about illusions – but doing nothing for any improvements in that little hobby corner.

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            name one.

          • Jens Holm

            India, Pakistan, Israel, Austria, Yugolavia, Burma and many others.

          • Promitheas Apollonious

            k……… now I know you are single cell.

          • Jens Holm

            I am no clonne, but started as 2 but dont recall it.

            Again You are not even relateted to the facts, I gave You. So many became their own countries in 1948.

            Did they or did they not = yes.

  • It is raining democracy.
    The same as in Iraq and Libya.
    BTW. Americans are masters at killing civilians in cities.
    Remember WW2 Dresden, Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

    • Jens Holm

      A pity You wasnt there.

      • Merijn

        Americans are Genocidal Massmurderers…I was there….they Killed every Native in America since 1492 to start their Killing Spree..and they Never stopped their Massmurdering….Psychopaths is what they are…

  • Merijn

    Keep Focussing on the Fake-Chemical-Attack in Idlib United Nations & OPCW…. don’t mind the U.S. dumping Phosphorous Bombs on Civilians…. Burn’m all…

  • Promitheas Apollonious

    and this is news? is there a place they been to that have not use DU – chemicals and what ever they had at their disposal against civilians?

  • Jens Holm

    Hard to rely on articles like this. We have many registrated bombardments but none with phosfor.

  • James Hartzog

    I don’t believe it. President Trump would never authorize the use of phosphorous weapons. I know Israel has used them in the recent past. My guess is Israel is behind this and trying to blame the US for it. Not sure what their motivation would be.