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U.S. doctors save burned girl, 8, victim of Afghan war

Published 06/23/2009, Associated Press

The 8-year-old’s skin was smoking from white phosphorus, a lethal chemical. Her hair was burned away. Her face, head, neck and arms were scorched yellow, pink and black. When the doctors tried to scrape away the dead tissue, flames leapt out.

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