Ashkenazi: Israel not using white phosphorous in Gaza

The IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi on Tuesday denied allegations that the army was using white phosphorous against Palestinian gunmen in Gaza. "The IDF acts only in accordance with what is permitted by international law and does not use white phosphorous," Ashkenazi told the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in response to a query by Meretz MK Zehava Gal-On.