21 Shocking Weapons That Are Banned In Global Warfare For Being Too Inhumane.
French sergeant and a dog in masks near the front line during the First World War.
This gas, which causes the lungs of the victims to fill with liquid and then they drown internally, was commonly used during World War I.
#20 Nerve agent.
This gas is banned by Hague and Geneva because of its dreadful effects. It also has so many different names.
When this gas enters a persons body it causes muscle contractions and internal bleeding which ultimately results in death.
#19 Phosgene Gas.
This is not like mustrad gas, it is It’s odorless and colorless and cause a lot of trouble to lungs, it damages proteins that allows lungs to create oxygen.
#18 Tear gas.
This gas is often used by police on the demonstrators, but it has been banned by the Hague Convention.
It is not that life threatening, but it is classified as a dangerous chemical weapon.
#17 Pepper spray.
It is also banned, same like the tear gas, it affects our breathing when inhaled.
#16 Land-mines of plastic.
They are considered more dangerous than metal land-mines, as it is made up of plastic it is very difficult to detect at the time of war and also after the end of war. They also create difficulty to the doctors who treat the injured soldiers, because plastic can't be detected by x-rays.
#15 Underground spike pits.
Although it was designed centuries ago, spike pits gained its attention during the Vietnam War. when the victim falls in it, it also gives him a toxic shock.
#14 Biological weapons.
Bio-weapons are some of the oldest terror weapons known to man.
The Mongols used to put decomposing carcasses onto catapults and fling them into besieged enemy cities to create disease.
Flamethrowers are not allowed to be used in civilian areas because of th massive damage they cause, also due to its lack of accuracy to aim at particular target.
But they are allowed in open battlefields during wars.
Napalm is a burning agent which is used to clear a large amount of area. It is banned to use it in a forest area, civilians.
Exposure of lazer to your eyes can cause you permenant blindness, thats why they are banned.
#10 Lazer cannon.
The Air Force uses massively powerful laser cannons mounted to aircraft & battleships, which can use them to shoot down incoming missiles from up to 250 miles away.
#9 Plasma rifle.
These rifles are direct-energy based which can create heat sensations and are capable of killing a person, so these rifles are forbidden in war.
#8 Metal non self destructing landmines.
A landmine which is covered with metal scraps and live for more than 30 years.
111 Cambodian citizens detonated landmines that had been in the ground, armed, for over 40 years in 2013.
#7 Poison kills.
In early early year, guns where not that powerful enough that it would kill people. So soldiers used to dip the bullets into poison. The effect was slow, but the poison was strong eough to kill. But this has been largely banned since 1675 in the Strasbourg Agreement.
#6 Bombs and balloons.
Japanese actually sent balloon bombs to the US in Oregon to cause forest fires. A school teacher and five children were killed.
Later on they were banned by the Third Hague Peace Conference.
#5 Dirt bomb.
As a weapon, radioactive ‘dirty’ bombs are as impractical as they are nasty. Once one of these bombs has irradiated an area, it becomes as useless to those who used it as to those who had it used on them.
#4 Bat bombing.
This was a crazy idea the US came up with to set fires in wooden Japanese cities by putying napalm bombs on bats. Then turn them loose on Japanese cities. It was actually a pretty good plan. But don't know why they banned it.
#3 Salted bombs.
It is somewhat similar to the 'dirty bombs.' It causes radiations in the area where it is dropped and makes it unsuitable for living. Anything that cause damage to Earth gets banned.
#2 Bombs which did not explode.
Middle Eastern fighters were using old Soviet-era ordinances to make new improvised explosive device in 1990s. But they banned it because it was classified as "explosive remnants of war."
#1 Black Plague.
Diseased animals are not allowed to fight in battle. It falls under the category of "bio-warfare."
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