Toxic gases in Taza .. and 617 infected with "55 rounds and 200 mortar"
March 14, 2016
Our economy / Kirkuk
Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights said, Althelatha, if Taza Khurmatu, which is located south of the province of Kirkuk, exposed to the process of targeting elevate war crimes, which targeted a rocket loaded with poisonous gas, which was launched from areas under the control of "Daash" gangs.
In the third hour of the Monday, March 7, 2016 morning, he launched "Daash" terrorist missiles laden with chlorine gas and mustard on residential areas in the district, resulting in even a night on March 12, 2016, injuring 617 civilians, including five people in critical condition, were taken to hospitals Iraqi capital Baghdad, while a child died at the age of three.
In an interview with the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights, Mahdi al-Bayati said, one of the activists, the Turkmen, the "attack" Daash "The terrorist is not the first on the inhabited by 40 thousand people, where bombed dozens of times since the control of the village of al-Bashir west of Taza in June 2014".
"The pressure of the terrorist Daash gangs came to control the point of being a pivotal city lies on the main road between Baghdad - Kirkuk, where" the last attack by the organization at Taza Turkmen majority, continued for four consecutive days, during which fell 65 mortar shells and 200 rockets homemade bearing polychlorinated chlorine and mustard Acommtin. "
Show symptoms of toxic gases suffered by the hand of Taza, in the form of bubbles and burns and redness of the body as well as poisoning.
According to experts, the "radiation material that fell on the Taza ratio has reached the proportion of 4 per thousand, but in the case amounted to 6 per thousand, the city will become precancerous toxic substances and must be fully evacuated within hours."
The groups began organizing Daash located in the village of Bashir on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 since, pounding Taza Katyusha rockets containing toxic subjects of mustard and chlorine Mahzawrtin internationally.
Said Ahmed Jamil, a university student from Taza, and a witness to cases of suffocation, during a telephone conversation with the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights, said that "the situation in the district is very difficult, and there may be cases of suffocation more in the coming days, if it continues to organize" Daash "pounding the missiles that carry toxic substances."
He added that "assistance to persons with burns and suffocation is insufficient, and hospitals in Kirkuk is able to absorb such large numbers." He asked, "Who can guarantee that Daash not Iqcefna again. We live and die in the tragedy of the day a thousand times. "
It sent the Iraqi Health Ministry dedicated team of health department in Dhi Qar on Thursday, March 10, 2016 to follow up and check the status injured by poison gas in the area in the province of Kirkuk Taza.
On March 9, the current reported "CNN" American news station, that US aircraft targeted a chemical weapons sites organized special "Daash" near the city of Mosul in the first round of raids aimed at weakening the ability of the organization on the use of mustard gas.
It responded to the defense and security committee of the Iraqi parliament, on the tenth of March current on "CNN" station report, and said that "reports and the Iraqi intelligence did not confirm the possession of the organization" Daash "chemical weapons."
It seems, according to the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights, the "events and data Taza Khurmatu in recent days, having demonstrated" Daash "Alkemiaih arsenal of weapons banned internationally, and equipment and experts for use in attacks against civilians."
The publication of a number of supporters of extremist organization Tweets in Twitter acknowledge using the regulation of toxic gases in the bombing of Taza.
The position of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi late and shy, as confirmed Friday March 11, 2016 the use of the "Daash" to toxins in random bombing targeted civilians in Taza in Kirkuk, describing the process as "major crime," while the pledge can address as "harsh response ".
Ebadi said in a statement issued by his press office, said that "the use of the terrorist organization Daash indiscriminate shelling and toxic substances against civilians, especially women and children of the children of the city of Taza, the heroine, is a great crime and aggression against the whole of humanity."
And holds the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights, governments Aerakitin, headed by Haider al-Abadi and his predecessor, Nouri al-Maliki, claimed responsibility for not enable them to protect civilians, even in not subject to regulation "Daash" and leave the task of military sites for the organization, which controls parts of the country regions, prompting the organization to use the prohibited and non-weapons banned against civilians.
He called the observatory, the Iraqi security forces, and the international coalition led by the United States, to speed up the targeting of places that contain chemicals controlled by the extremist group, which may be used later in the biggest operations against civilians in other cities.
In 1993, the United Nations passed a resolution, complete and effective prohibition of chemical weapons development and production, acquisition, stockpiling, retention, transfer and use, and its destruction is necessary to achieve these common objectives step.
According to the protocol, "Geneva" of 1925 prohibits the use of war of asphyxiating, poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare.