HORROR footage allegedly shows Russia using deadly flesh-melting thermite bombs capable of burning flesh to the bone.
The chilling video appears to show the night sky lit by a cool rain of sparkling, flaming thermite, a deadly chemical concoction.
The thermite was reportedly fired by Russian Grad launchers using 9M22S incendiary rockets.
The clip, shared by various respected journalists in Ukraine, appears to have been filmed by a soldier from the National Guard unit in Donbass.
Journalist Euan MacDonald shared the footage and said in the caption: “Ukrainian troops face some of the most ferocious and barbaric weapons ever devised.
“There’s no excuse for not quickly providing them with weapons to fight back.”
Thermite, a mixture of metal powder and metal oxide, is used to make incendiary bombs.
It burns at temperatures in excess of 2,400°C – so hot that it can burn through steel and concrete.
And when it comes into contact with human flesh, it can melt to the bone.
Human Rights Watch previously warned that the deadly weapon can cause extremely painful burns on human skin and respiratory problems.
Bombs are extremely dangerous to use as their long range means they cannot be contained on the battlefield – and their effects could hit civilians.
The killer weapons were previously used by the Allies and Germans during World War II, including the bombing of Dresden in February 1945.
High-explosive bombs and incendiary devices were dropped on the city, killing an estimated 25,000 people.
The use of thermite as an incendiary weapon is now considered a war crime.
Its use was banned by the third protocol of the UN Convention on Conventional Arms of 1980 in Geneva.
Russia was previously accused of using it phosphorus bombs in its bid to take over the Mariupol Azovstal steel mill earlier this month.
Dramatic footage showed a Russian missile exploding in mid-air over the facility, dropping flaming explosives.
Ukrainian officials claimed the clip showed Russian forces dropping 9M22S incendiary and phosphorus bombs on the steelworks.
Russia has also been accused of using the killer weapons after footage emerged that allegedly showed white phosphorus burning violently on the ground in the eastern city of Kramatorsk.
White phosphorus causes injury and death by burning deep into tissue when smoke is inhaled and ingested.
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https://www.the-sun.com/news/5442164/horror-footage-russia-flesh-melting-thermite-rain-bombs/ Horror footage shows Russia using flesh-melting “thermite rain bombs” that can burn Ukraine to the bone