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  1/2/2012, Tevet 7, 5772

Eshkol Region Complains to UN About Phosphorous Mortars


The Eshkol Regional Council sent an official complaint to the United Nations, Monday about mortar shells containing phosphorous which were aimed at the region's civilians by terrorists in Hamas-controlled Gaza.

The use of the chemical against civilians is prohibited by the Geneva conventions on warfare.