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IDF to Stop Using Shells With White Phosphorus in Populated Areas, State Tells High Court

Human rights groups say the announcement does not obviate their demand for a prohibition against the munition, which they say killed dozens of Palestinians during Operation Cast Lead.

The Israel Defense Forces is to stop using artillery shells containing white phosphorus in built-up areas, the state told the High Court of Justice on...