During a recent ‘On-Air’ news report on Sunday 29 March 2015 from Tikrit, Iraq, Press TV war correspondent Rahshan Saglam was providing a ‘LIVE’ update when an explosion occurred approximately 150 meters from her position.
The camera technician was able to capture the plume of chlorine gas rising above the explosion from the ISIS fired rocket. It appears ISIS was firing on the hospital in Tikrit.
Correspondent Saglam went on to describe the explosion and the fact that she has witnessed the increased usage of chemical weapons by ISIS militants on the Iraqi citizens.
In the video report below, the chemical weapon explosion occurs at approximately 3min. 15sec.’s
Video courtesy of: Rahshan Saglam and Press TV
This is not the first time ISIS has used chemical weapons on innocent civilians.
Just two weeks ago ISIS was discovered having used chemical weapons against Kurdish civilians.
The use of chemical weapons is in direct violation of the Geneva Convention and constitutes a war crime under United Nation protocol. Of which, Iraq is a member state, which permits UN oversight and adherence to the Convention’s resolutions.
The UN must immediately send in investigators and UN Peacekeeping troops to bring a halt to this horrific display of crimes against humanity, investigate these occurrences and bring charges against those responsible.
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