Harpur Hill-06

12-Harpur Hill-06

This photograph shows one of 5 platforms in which the mustard gas amongst other chemical weapons were unloaded by a single-gauge railway head and then burnt on the platform. At the time civilians were warned to stay indoors by sound of a siren when the burning was taking place. Several parts where the burning took place still are devoid of any vegetation. Today the site is used in the grazing of sheep.


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