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US Troops reportedly GASSING Fallujah

if this is true...then US soldiers can kiss my American Ass!
US Troops Reportedly Gassing Fallujah


Marines carrying a wounded colleague in Fallujah


FALLUJAH, November 10 (IslamOnline.net & News Agencies) - US troops are reportedly using chemical weapons and poisonous gas in its large-scale offensive on the Iraqi resistance bastion of Fallujah, a grim reminder of Saddam Hussein's alleged gassing of the Kurds in 1988.

"The US occupation troops are gassing resistance fighters and confronting them with internationally-banned chemical weapons," resistance sources told Al-Quds Press Wednesday, November 10.

The fatal weapons led to the deaths of tens of innocent civilians, whose bodies litter sidewalks and streets, they added.

"They use chemical weapons out of despair and helplessness in the face of the steadfast and fierce resistance put up by Fallujah people, who drove US troops out of several districts, hoisting proudly Iraqi flags on them. Resistance has also managed to destroy and set fire to a large number of US tanks and vehicles.

"The US troops have sprayed chemical and nerve gases on resistance fighters, turning them hysteric in a heartbreaking scene," an Iraqi doctor, who requested anonymity, told Al-Quds Press.

"Some Fallujah residents have been further burnt beyond treatment by poisonous gases," added resistance fighters, who took part in Golan battles, northwest of Fallujah.

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 "horrible" weapon had not been used in the three-week invasion of Iraq.

After the offensive on Iraq ended on April 9 last year, Iraqis began to complain about unexploded cluster bombs that still litter their cities.

Media Blackout


A US tank pushing its way in Fallujah streets


The sources said that the media blackout, the banning of Al-Jazeera satellite channel and subjective embedded journalists played well into the hands of the US military.

"Therefore, US troops opted for using internationally banned weapons to soften the praiseworthy resistance of Fallujah people.

"More and more, the US military edits and censors reports sent by embedded journalists to their respective newspapers and news agencies," the sources added.

Iraqi Defense Minister Hazem Al-Shaalan had said Tuesday, November 9, would be decisive.

"Al-Shaalan declaration meant nothing but the use of chemical weapons and poisonous gases to down Fallujah fighters," observers told Al-Quds Press.

The reported gassing stands as a grim reminder of Saddam Hussein's alleged gassing of the Kurdish community in the northern city of Halbja in 1988.

While the West insisted that Saddam was the one behind the heinous attack, the ousted president pointed fingers at the then Iranian regime.
FACT OR FICTION 10.Nov.2004 16:06

A VOICE IN THE DARK

Fact or fiction the human race deserves the truth.

Reference Please? 10.Nov.2004 16:26

Ravenwolf

I don't put anything past the regime, but could you please cite references for such reports?
The more validity, the more we can use these to pursue justice for Mr. GWB.
I usually take reports that are backed by legitimate sources and network, forwarding them on and posting links on other forums in order to educate those who might otherwise deny such attrocities.
Thanks.

the next time I walk past a 10.Nov.2004 16:27

US soldier in uniform

I'm going to spit in his/her fucking face for this!

folks!...you can't believe this crap! 10.Nov.2004 16:42

I am a Republican

and I know the TRUTH...this isn't true as it's not the way we Americans do things! Get real!

one source 10.Nov.2004 16:45

none

 http://www.islamonline.org/English/News/2004-11/10/article05.shtml

simple google search.

there probably teargasing buildings before clearing them.

they also found where the hostages were held and beheaded.

Slaughterhouse's 10.Nov.2004 16:46

siufdha

Did you hear NPR and see Yahoo today. Yes the found slauterhouse in falluja. Its ironic that they could not see the forest from the tree.

A slaughter house in a slaughtered city in a slaughtered country.

Re: Rethuglican 10.Nov.2004 16:58

@

"this isn't true as it's not the way we Americans do things! Get real!"

Strange, it's how we did it in Waco.

regarding Waco, white that's 10.Nov.2004 18:02

true

as you point out...they weren't Republicans, being Democrats and God was NOT on their side!

Hey Repub fuck 10.Nov.2004 19:53

Jones

This is INDEED how we do things in the new America.Wake up,stupid fuck!Your dream America is long dead!

mirror 10.Nov.2004 20:06

TheTroll

We can believe the stories about Americans killing other Americans if they have nice shoes to steal. But not that Americans from those same cities, in a war they don't want to die for, are slaughtering Iraqis.

Are they using Mark-77s?? 10.Nov.2004 21:32

Qwerty Uiop

One part of this story is plausible -- the use of "Napalm". Well, it probably is not exactly Napalm since that is illegal. They switched brands to get around international law. Like switching from Pepsi to Coke. Here is one article on the subject -- Google on <Napalm 77> for many more articles.

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The Pentagon no longer officially uses the brand-name 'Napalm', but a similar sticky, inflammable substance known as 'fuel-gel mixture', contained in weapons called Mark-77 fire bombs, was dropped on Iraqi troops near the Iraq-Kuwait border at the start of the war.

"I can confirm that Mark-77 fire bombs were used in that general area," Colonel Mike Daily of the US Marine Corps said.

Colonel Daily said that US stocks of Vietnam-era napalm had been phased out, but that the fuel-gel mixture in the Mark-77s had "similar destructive characteristics."

...

"The average young Marine may be unfamiliar with the technical nomenclature, and probably does refer to this munition by the vernacular 'napalm'."

 http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/08/08/1060145828249.html?oneclick=true

to the republican 10.Nov.2004 23:17

brian

'and I know the TRUTH...this isn't true as it's not the way we Americans do things! '

but it was also said by bush about abu ghrain that what was done there was not american.
Further, Winston Churchill himself thought gassing lower races was ok. Then theres the atomic bombing of hiroshima and nagasaki: not one atom bombing but 2!Its one small step from churchil and 1945 to falluja

About that gas... 11.Nov.2004 14:01

@

Note: this is from the NY Times, so it should not necessarily be taken as the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.

(NYT1) FALLUJAH, Iraq -- Nov. 9, 2004 -- IRAQ-1 -- U.S. Marines head for cover after white phosphorus was fired to provide a smoke screen for armored vehicles to move in under cover, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004 in Fallujah. Some of the phosphorus landed amidst the Marines forcing them to head for cover. The Marines are from Bravo company, 1st Battalion, 8th Regiment 1st Marine Division and they are fighting to take control of the insurgent stronghold of Falluja. (Ashley Gilbertson/The New York Times)