Israel criticised over alleged use of white phosphorus

Human rights groups are calling on Israel to stop using white phosphorus in its war on Gaza.

The use of the deadly chemical in wars is only legal in areas that are not densely populated by civilians, Human Rights Watch says.

Al Jazeera’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports from the burns unit at Shifa hospital in Gaza.

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