Flames and smoke issue from alcohol filled Al Hussein nerve agent warheads for SCUD missiles, ...

Accession Number P02000.019
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film copy transparency
Maker Bruce, Peter John
Place made Iraq: Al Muthanna
Date made 20 September 1992
Conflict Period 1990-1999
UN Special Commission (UNSCOM) 1991 - 1998
Copyright

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Description

Flames and smoke issue from alcohol filled Al Hussein nerve agent warheads for SCUD missiles, burning after demolition by an explosive charge. These warheads were destroyed by members of the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) under the United Nations (UN) mandate which required the destruction of everything related to chemical warfare.