Chemical Warfare

An Enormous Cloud Of Toxic Sulphur Is Spreading Across Iraq

An Enormous Cloud Of Toxic Sulphur Is Spreading Across Iraq

During a fierce battle for control of the Iraqi city of Mosul last week, Islamic state fighters set fire to a gigantic sulphur plant. Days later, a plume of sulphur dioxide continues to spread over surrounding areas, darkening skies and making the air toxic to breathe.