#GazaUnderAttack | Israel uses internationally banned flechette shells in Gaza

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

[ PIC 19/08/2014 – 02:55 PM ]

KHAN YOUNIS, (PIC)– The 24-year-old Mahmoud Abu Rock was asleep in his house in Khuzaa town east of Khan Younis when shrapnel of an Israeli flechette shell hit him over a month ago.

During an interview with the PIC reporter, Abu Rock has brought a dart with a length of 37.5 mm saying that it was fired by Israeli forces on July 17 and caused him serious injuries.

He added that flechette shells were fired on that day in order to force the residents to leave their homes before storming the town. Dozens of casualties were reported while large numbers of homes were destroyed.

The flechette shell is an Israeli weapon used during the last aggression on Gaza against civilians in total violation of international laws and conventions.

Military experts said that the flechette shell is an anti-personnel weapon that is generally fired…

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