Surviving Syria’s Incendiary Bombs – Daily Beast

REYHANLI, Turkey – On a clear afternoon in late August, a government jet flew over Urm Al Kubra, a village in the Aleppo countryside. Siham Qambari, a high-school senior, was in class preparing for exams.

What the plane dropped on Siham’s school was unlike anything the villagers had seen during two years of violence in their country. It was an incendiary bomb: a canister packed with a highly flammable material that spewed across the playground and ignited on impact. As it did, it set fire to people’s clothes, hair and skin.

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