First, fire falls from the sky. Then come the excruciating burns and the flames that refuse to be extinguished.
Adding to the Job-like sufferings of Syrian civilians in areas like the divided city of Aleppo, the use of airborne incendiary weapons in the country’s chaotic, multi-sided war is an increasingly well-documented phenomenon, despite being illegal under international law.
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