Gaza, 27 Shawwal 1435/23 August 2014 (MINA) -The Chairman of Information and Documentation Ministry of Health in Gaza, Dr. Naser Abu Sha’ban reported that all clinical appearance of the injured victims showed Israeli attacks against civilians using banned weapons.
“The vnjured victims who arrived at the hospital showed a dangerous deadly wound due to Dense Inert Metal Explosive (DIME) weapons type which were banned internationally,” said Nasser Abu Shaban in a press conference at the Ministry of Health, Gaza City.
Abu Shaban said the weapon is a heavy metal which is instantly shut off in a small space.
DIME consists of fibers containing carbon powder with high density, mades of heavy metals such as cobalt, nickel, and iron.
The latest generation of the bomb mades of uranium. “When it exploded, DIME will crush like powder containing microscopic fragments. While the cover consists of carbon which formed a dust that if inhaled caused death,” he explained.
In addition, Abu Shaban stated Israeli occupation also used bombs containing small spikes that can quickly spread throughout the body.
“People who affected by the bomb will suffer severe burns that led to deaths. This is a major challenge for the medical staffs, “said Abu Shaban.
The doctors also stated the weapon caused dangerous diseases in the long term, such as cancer, blood disorders, infertility, miscarriage, and environmental pollution.
He said that the lack of equipment and logistics become one of the main obstacles of Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza.
Gaza Strip from time to time always get a big attack using a variety of deadly weapons witnessed by the whole world.
Israel has repeatedly used internationally banned weapons. Earlier in 2009, Israel used white phosphorus bombs which resulted lot of civilians burned and charred instantly. (L/P008/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)