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US coalition hit with phosphorus bombs on the hospital in Rakka

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The international coalition led by the US caused an air strike with phosphorus bombs at the hospital in Rakka, the Syrian Agency reports SANA with reference to the deputy head of the local branch of the "Red Crescent" Dinu al-Assad.

The hospital was bombarded by more than 20 shells, the purpose of which were electric generators, ambulances and offices inside the hospital
- said al-Assad, who, according to the agency, lives in Rakka, RIA reports News

US coalition hit with phosphorus bombs on the hospital in Rakka

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According to her, there were no IS terrorists in the building *. A representative of the Red Crescent noted that the hospital serves about 100 thousands of people in the city.

SANA previously reported a coalition use of phosphorus bombs on Raqqa 9 airstrikes in June. According to the agency, not less than 17 people were victims of blows.

The use of phosphorus ammunition as weapons prohibited by a number of international agreements. A coalition led by the United States to combat the IG * stated that it uses them in Syria in accordance with international standards, taking precautions against civilians. Criticizing the use of phosphorus bombs was made by the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch.
The United States, with 2014, is conducting an operation in Syria against the IG * without the consent of the country's authorities. A coalition spokesman said on Thursday that almost half of Raqqi was freed from terrorists.

IG * - a terrorist group is banned in Russia.
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  1. cniza
    cniza 5 August 2017 12: 33
    +3
    The U.S.-led coalition * has said it uses them in Syria in accordance with international standards, taking precautionary measures against civilians.


    This is what norms do they refer to?
    1. APASUS
      APASUS 5 August 2017 12: 40
      +7
      Quote: cniza
      This is what norms do they refer to?

      There are no hospitals, schools, or funeral processions or weddings in these standards, so everything is legal!
      1. cniza
        cniza 5 August 2017 12: 42
        0
        Well yes, what is not forbidden is allowed ...
        1. The black
          The black 5 August 2017 13: 02
          +10
          Another crime of the US military and their accomplices, which, as always, will be unnoticed by the UN, the EU, or other international organizations.
          1. cniza
            cniza 5 August 2017 16: 05
            +1
            Quote: Black
            Another crime of the US military and their accomplices, which, as always, will be unnoticed by the UN, the EU, or other international organizations.


            In their opinion, only Russia can commit a crime and only Russian "barbarians" can bomb the hospital.
        2. Slovak
          Slovak 5 August 2017 23: 41
          0
          phosphoric?
      2. NEXUS
        NEXUS 5 August 2017 15: 03
        +4
        Quote: APASUS
        There are no hospitals, schools, or funeral processions or weddings in these standards, so everything is legal!

        I would not be surprised at all if during the operation in Raqqa, a pair of mattress bombers would land “by mistake” ... and I would like very much for the flyers not to fall into the hands of the ISIS, but into the Syrians.
        1. yuriy55
          yuriy55 5 August 2017 15: 17
          +2
          Quote: NEXUS
          I would not be surprised at all if during the operation in Raqqa, “by mistake”, a pair of mattress bombers will land ...

          You won’t be surprised ... Nobody will land anyone. If near the side of Russia the Russian (Russian-speaking) population was bombarded with phosphorus munitions and no one scratched themselves ... Even when the Americans deliver a preventive nuclear strike against the Russian Federation, all the Russian media will broadcast that this is a mistake (violation), which is impossible. And when the Russian population burns in a nuclear fire, our leaders will be in Moscow, in an underground city, plan retaliatory sanctions ... We are now hostages of the toothless leadership of the country. They are more important than oil and gas prices than fertility and population. They are beaten in the face in Europe, and they all go (send contractors) to bow to the fucking puppets. War? Yes, she will be in this situation. Only if you first erase the American bases along the borders of the Russian Federation, start drowning the American vessels that have arrived in our hemisphere, only then they will calm down overseas. Everything was already, everything will be repeated at the next round of the historical spiral ...
          1. NEXUS
            NEXUS 5 August 2017 15: 39
            +8
            Quote: yuriy55
            Even when the Americans deliver a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the Russian Federation, all Russian media will broadcast that this is a mistake (violation), that this is not possible.

            And now turn on your head and think a little, forgetting for a second about your hackneyed disc about "everyone is prosral and the main corrupt official is GDP" ...
            Question number- Ever wondered why the US government is so brave and threatens everyone with war and nuclear strike? With whom are we confronting? With the American layman or with the world (I emphasize) the elite that does not want to strengthen Russia? I’ll say more, looking at how simple Americans litter the brains, I come to the conclusion that in the understanding of world elites, they are CONSUMABLE MATERIAL. In a nuclear conflict, they will die, not the Rothschilds, Rockefellers and Morgan ...
            And now question number two - Then who are we going to fight with, and are we fighting? M. You are our true friend ...
            Or does the ordinary mattress catch up with this psychosis? Ordinary Americans, propaganda, and all this tolerance shred their brains to the impossible, however, like the Europeans. Same-sex marriages, tolerance, the philosophy of neo-Nazism ... is it all hammered into the head with great love for their countries and peoples?
            So answer me, dear, with whom are we fighting and for whom are you going to beat nuclear weapons?
            1. cniza
              cniza 5 August 2017 16: 07
              +3
              Now turn on your head


              Everything disappeared there for a long time and we all die ...
          2. Serzh_R
            Serzh_R 6 August 2017 01: 55
            0
            Everything is similar to the divorce of the population of the entire planet by the world government under a single program. I don’t want to think that they are playing on the national feelings of the opposite sides. Divide and conquer .... divide and conquer .....
      3. 210ox
        210ox 5 August 2017 15: 22
        0
        Yes, and this strike is "democratic" .. So it can not be criticized. And those who fell under it can be proud of their fate in heaven ...... am .. Inhumans .. (the site does not allow a stronger word)
      4. Nyrobsky
        Nyrobsky 5 August 2017 22: 14
        +1
        Quote: APASUS
        Quote: cniza
        This is what norms do they refer to?

        There are no hospitals, schools, or funeral processions or weddings in these standards, so everything is legal!

        From what. Medicine, unlike weddings and schools, is protected by convention. Here the mattresses generally excelled. Firstly, they bombed Syria without a UN mandate, secondly, they used phosphoric ammunition, thirdly on a hospital ... All three of these indicators fall under the concept of war crime.
        1. APASUS
          APASUS 6 August 2017 09: 14
          +1
          Quote: Nyrobsky
          From what. Medicine, unlike weddings and schools, is protected by convention. T

          They write these rules for themselves, it’s a tool.
    2. Starik72
      Starik72 5 August 2017 13: 08
      0
      cniza. This is what norms do they refer to? On those norms that the United States itself sets, do not you understand this.
    3. Mik13
      Mik13 5 August 2017 14: 39
      +7
      They refer to Convention on the Prohibition or Restriction of the Use of Specific Weapons Which May Be Considered to cause excessive damage or have indiscriminate effect from 1980 year. (http://www.conventions.ru/view_base.php?id=1098), more specifically, the Protocol on the Prohibition or Limitation of the Use of Incendiary Weapons (Protocol III) of this Convention.
      This protocol states that
      Incendiary weapons do not include:
      ...
      ammunition that may have a random incendiary or burn effect, such as lighting, tracer shells, smoke or signal systems;

      That is why in the armies of the United States and Israel, phosphorus ammunition is "considered" signal and smoke.
      That is, officially, the United States simply zoomed a little in the hospital area. Or smoked. And the fact that at the same time everything burned out there is such a collateral damage.

      PS - by the way, I have already repeatedly suggested: it would be necessary to supply the Palestinian comrades with more of these phosphorus munitions. And the fact that they are beating all sorts of DIY on Israel? People are killing how much in vain ... And so - they will simply honk and smoke. Like their Israeli partners in the political process. And there will be such military-political parity in harmlessness and complete air comfort (s)
    4. Alex_Rarog
      Alex_Rarog 5 August 2017 16: 52
      0
      I think so these subhuman people use tactical nuclear warheads guided by their own standards ....
  2. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 5 August 2017 12: 34
    +10
    From the memoirs of the German ace Eric Hartmann. Parachutes fleeing the parachute were shot by the Americans ONLY. Pragmatic sv.lo.chi.
    1. Logall
      Logall 5 August 2017 12: 53
      +18
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      Pragmatic sv.lo.chi.

      It is necessary at night, as our people know, to deliver to those areas at least the S-300 and present the award "For Pragmatism"!
    2. Mik13
      Mik13 5 August 2017 14: 25
      +2
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      From the memoirs of the German ace Eric Hartmann. Parachutes fleeing the parachute were shot by the Americans ONLY. Pragmatic sv.lo.chi.

      Parachutes fleeing by parachute were shot by everyone - starting from the same Germans - and ending with the USSR.
    3. NEXUS
      NEXUS 5 August 2017 15: 01
      +3
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      Parachutes fleeing the parachute were shot by the Americans ONLY. Pragmatic sv.lo.chi.

      I recall this pack of geeks, shooting our pilots from the SU-24th shot down by the Turks. The techniques are the same ..
    4. dima9990
      dima9990 6 August 2017 04: 53
      0
      You should at least read books before saying so. To begin with, "Akhtung, Achtung. In the sky Pokryshkin." There are references to how the Germans shot our pilots by parachute, and then our revenge responded in the same way.
  3. Panzermensch
    Panzermensch 5 August 2017 12: 35
    0
    Isn’t the Russian S-400 covered there?
    1. Mountain shooter
      Mountain shooter 5 August 2017 12: 39
      +2
      From Latakia (coast) to Raqqa - not reach request
      1. padded jacket
        padded jacket 5 August 2017 12: 52
        +11
        Beating phosphoric shells at residential areas is a common practice in the USA of Israel and the current Ukrainian regime, so there is nothing surprising here.
        1. Black Colonel
          Black Colonel 5 August 2017 13: 47
          0
          What, Israel also noted phosphorus bombing?
          1. padded jacket
            padded jacket 5 August 2017 13: 57
            +7
            Quote: Black Colonel
            What, Israel also noted phosphorus bombing?

            Of course, and more than once in Lebanon and in Gaza:
            During the Lebanon War, phosphorus munitions were used by the Israeli armed forces (in particular, in 1982, 155-mm artillery shells equipped with white phosphorus were used by the IDF during the siege of Beirut)
            In July-August 2006, during the Second Lebanon War, the Israeli army used phosphorus munitions (in particular, artillery shells and white phosphorus bombs) throughout Lebanon. Subsequently, Israel denied the use of ball bombs and phosphoric ammunition - until then, until their use was not proven by military experts UNIFIL. Lebanese President Emil Lahoud made a statement that civilians were injured by Israelis using phosphorus shells. After that, a representative of the Government of Israel made a statement that phosphorus shells were used "only at military facilities." Knesset Relations Minister Yaakov Edri said Israel’s use of phosphorus munitions is not a violation of international law because Israel and the United States did not sign the third protocol of the 1983 Geneva Convention
            In 2009, during Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli army used phosphorus munitions in the Gaza Strip. Mostly used 155-mm shells with white phosphorus
            The shelling of Gaza by the Israeli regime in 2014.
            1. To be or not to be
              To be or not to be 5 August 2017 15: 47
              +2
              Worse than death. The five most terrible types of prohibited weapons
              -Expansive bullets
              -Napalm
              Cluster munitions
              -White phosphorus
              - Anti-personnel mines - the ban on anti-personnel mines can be considered an ordinary formality, which did not affect the real situation.

              RIA Novosti https://ria.ru/defense_safety/20170805/1499771871
              .html
              1. hohkn
                hohkn 5 August 2017 18: 39
                +1
                Quote: To be or not to be
                - Anti-personnel mines - the ban on anti-personnel mines can be considered an ordinary formality, which did not affect the real situation.

                Prohibited anti-personnel mines only high explosive pressure. Shrapnel anti-personnel mines were not prohibited.
      2. DenZ
        DenZ 5 August 2017 13: 55
        0
        Strange, such a large city is not covered in any way by anyone’s air defense? The Syrians seem to have something other than Shilok.
  4. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 5 August 2017 12: 57
    +5
    And they beat specially for hospitals, schools, wedding and funeral processions. Knowing that they will not try to reduce the entire remaining infrastructure to zero and destroy as many people as possible. Livethroats.
    1. padded jacket
      padded jacket 5 August 2017 13: 11
      +2
      Quote: rotmistr60
      And they beat specially for hospitals, schools, wedding and funeral processions.

      Naturally, the main thing for the USA of Israel is to intimidate people who are struggling with their aggression and strikes that lead to enormous human casualties among the civilian population for them is a common thing.
    2. krops777
      krops777 5 August 2017 14: 18
      +1
      And they beat specially for hospitals, schools, wedding and funeral processions.


      Satanists need innocent victims, I have no other explanation for all their actions.
    3. To be or not to be
      To be or not to be 5 August 2017 15: 09
      +1
      Errors in striking at targets by US aviation are unlikely. Since the plan of flight for striking a specific target for the strike and its coordinates are indicated. There is also pre-flight training and instruction for pilots.
      It turns out that they know that they are destroying.
      Americanism is off scale!
  5. ded100
    ded100 5 August 2017 12: 59
    +2
    Gigimony they can all bomb what we want and what we want!
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    1. japs
      japs 5 August 2017 13: 11
      +10
      Assad poisoned? Well, if the Americans said, then this, of course, is the ultimate truth ...
      1. Geisenberg
        Geisenberg 5 August 2017 13: 34
        0
        Quote: japs
        Assad poisoned? Well, if the Americans said, then this, of course, is the ultimate truth ...


        Do not argue with the whitewash, but he knows everything.
    2. padded jacket
      padded jacket 5 August 2017 13: 18
      +11
      Quote: Headquarters
      Phosphorus ammunition doesn’t seem to be prohibited

      But in fact, everything is somewhat different:
      Additional 1977 protocols to the 1949 Geneva Convention for the Protection of Victims of War prohibiting the use of white phosphorus ammunition if civilians endanger it. USA and Israel did not sign them.
      And about the fact that "white and fluffy" Israel allegedly abandoned chemical weapons, this is another "duck":
      Israel does not intend to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention

      Israel signed the international Convention on the Non-Proliferation of Chemical Weapons in 1993. But this document has not been ratified by the Knesset. Therefore, Israel has so far always refused any checks by international inspectors and has not made any obligations that its actions will always comply with all points of this Convention.
      http://9tv.co.il/news/2013/09/12/158641.html

      So you need to understand that the United States and Israel in particular are such "harmless paws" only in words, but in reality they are "wolves" capable of any "vile step" in relation to other countries and popular patriotic movements like Hezbollah.
      1. siberalt
        siberalt 5 August 2017 13: 58
        +1
        If someone has not signed a convention prohibiting the use of a particular weapon, this prohibition does not apply to them. So, Israel is still ahead. hi
    3. sabakina
      sabakina 5 August 2017 14: 29
      +4
      Shut up! The truth at headquarters!
    4. Hoc vince
      Hoc vince 5 August 2017 14: 43
      +1
      I understand that phosphorus is obviously useful to Syrian citizens. But where are the white helmets?
  7. Vlad5307
    Vlad5307 5 August 2017 12: 59
    +1
    The United States, with 2014, is conducting an operation in Syria against the IG * without the consent of the country's authorities. A coalition spokesman said on Thursday that almost half of Raqqi was freed from terrorists.

    Leaving the territory without its inhabitants is so democratic that it is possible to use even other prohibited weapons. We need a territory, and not its inhabitants, which then will have to be somehow maintained! A repeat of the story with the Indians, but at a new level. They are not used to introducing their own democracy with the savages!
  8. Geisenberg
    Geisenberg 5 August 2017 13: 33
    +1
    Why aren't the strike planes shot down?
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 5 August 2017 14: 02
      0
      Yeah. If the numbers are remembered. bully All departures are coordinated with VSK or should have been coordinated.
      1. Geisenberg
        Geisenberg 6 August 2017 00: 27
        0
        Quote: siberalt
        Yeah. If the numbers are remembered. bully All departures are coordinated with VSK or should have been coordinated.


        Is VSK a military insurance company? ))) If so then in a timely manner.

        In general, the same arrangement is in effect that the 314ndos do not fly to the other side of the Euphrates and they are not touched. But then it seems to me that there was a reason to drop them on the ground, so that they would no longer bomb the myrrh, and even phosphorus.
  9. sauvage
    sauvage 5 August 2017 13: 34
    0
    Quote: Mountain Shooter
    From Latakia (coast) to Raqqa - not reach request

    And if they got it and what? would use air defense?
  10. Rusj
    Rusj 5 August 2017 13: 55
    +3
    Americans scum knowing that they lose to the end destroy the infrastructure of Syria.
  11. Aleksandr21
    Aleksandr21 5 August 2017 14: 39
    0
    Well, not surprising, the United States continues to bend its line. I wonder what will happen when ISIS and other groups that are not loyal to the West are cleaned up, and will the US go to free Syria from Assad? This is a very realistic scenario, when the United States through satellites / mercenaries will begin a ground operation against the forces of the SAR, will help from the air and by sea. The only hope is for Iran, which (although it will not be able to prevent such a scenario), but can make the United States pay dearly for the invasion, because the Iranians are next in line. As for ours, I won’t be surprised if they withdraw the Air Force and say that the terrorists are over, ISIS won and there is nothing more to do there, and the Syrian struggle against the West does not concern us. Indeed, in order to confront the United States in Syria (not to cooperate!), Political will is needed, which is not yet visible on the horizon.
  12. VAZ2106
    VAZ2106 5 August 2017 16: 12
    0
    phosphorus bombs must be completely banned
    1. Tolstoevsky
      Tolstoevsky 5 August 2017 16: 13
      +4
      better ban usa
      1. VAZ2106
        VAZ2106 5 August 2017 16: 15
        0
        banning the US is like banning breathing ...
        1. Tolstoevsky
          Tolstoevsky 5 August 2017 16: 39
          +3
          also considered the emperors of ancient Rome, Napoleon and Hitler
  13. Tolstoevsky
    Tolstoevsky 5 August 2017 16: 13
    +2
    mass brutal killings of civilians - corporate identity and ancient fun of the Anglo-Saxons
  14. VAZ2106
    VAZ2106 5 August 2017 16: 52
    +1
    300 million people live in the USA with their dreams and hopes, one should be careful in speaking about the USA, every person is important anywhere in the world, aggressive rhetoric can lead to global war
    1. DenZ
      DenZ 5 August 2017 19: 06
      +1
      With your pacifist views, it’s better not to go online. Read there God knows what you are afraid of later.
    2. Setrac
      Setrac 6 August 2017 10: 03
      0
      Quote: vazxnumx
      aggressive rhetoric could lead to global war

      Is this our headache?
  15. izya top
    izya top 5 August 2017 17: 01
    +2
    Well, what are you, dear co-site owners, again sticks to the turbines of democracy hectic? It was an ordinary peaceful raid. And what about phosphorus? So it is for lighting, since there is no electricity as a result of the previous peaceful bombing hi
  16. anjey
    anjey 5 August 2017 17: 45
    +1
    Quote: vazxnumx
    300 million people live in the USA with their dreams and hopes, one should be careful in speaking about the USA, every person is important anywhere in the world, aggressive rhetoric can lead to global war
    and the aggressive aggressive bombing of the United States by peaceful people with their dreams and hopes is not empty words but someone’s already torn by American bombs into pieces of the body! where are your 300 million people? So they support such a "democracy"? They are silent, they have taken water in their mouths, and how are they better than the dead, even if they are ready for them to be torn into pieces by someone’s bombs, since they don’t want to fight against the war ...
  17. san4es
    san4es 5 August 2017 18: 03
    +5

    When burning, white phosphorus develops temperatures up to 1300 ° C. The burning temperature of phosphorus munitions depends on a number of conditions (the type of ammunition used, temperature and humidity, etc.) and is 900–1200 ° C. The burning temperature of incendiary ammunition with a charge of white phosphorus and a combustible substance is 800–900 ° C. Combustion is accompanied by copious liberation of thick, pungent white smoke and continues until all phosphorus is burned out, or until the flow of oxygen stops.
    1. padded jacket
      padded jacket 5 August 2017 19: 43
      +1
      Coalition Air Force strikes phosphate bombs on Racca hospital
      1. san4es
        san4es 5 August 2017 19: 55
        +4
        Phosphorous ammunition in the tank. Sparklingly
        1. san4es
          san4es 5 August 2017 20: 47
          +4
          ... Although, most likely, this is the detonation of the BK, after getting (staged) cumulative ammunition ... Sorry hi
  18. Kunica
    Kunica 5 August 2017 20: 24
    0
    Well, impose sanctions against the United States.
    1. Geisenberg
      Geisenberg 6 August 2017 00: 28
      0
      Quote: Marten
      Well, impose sanctions against the United States.


      Let them strangle themselves ...
  19. Simon
    Simon 5 August 2017 22: 49
    +1
    Yes, what can I say! Amerikosy just aptly hit civilians and hospitals, but they can’t get into Ishilov’s.
  20. asiat_61
    asiat_61 6 August 2017 02: 41
    0
    international standards, taking precautions against civilians ..... Caring what !!!
  21. ROM1077
    ROM1077 6 August 2017 08: 53
    0
    it's time to send our nuclear mine .....