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Police fire expired mock bomb to disperse student

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Imphal, July 22: The mock bomb used by police force to disperse the student agitators at Lambuland area were reportedly expired one. Reporters who made a close watch to the cover shell of the mock bomb found the label to have mark as April, 2016, as expiry date, that means the bomb should be used before the month of April.
According to expert, use of expired mock bomb or tear gas canisters is inhumane and crime against humanity. The manufacture label of canister recovered from a protest site showed that it has been expired in April 2016.
As according to expert, tear gas turn toxic on expiry which had dangerous health effects. The tear gas can cause permanent blindness, chemical burns, miscarriages, fatal exacerbation of Asthmatics, seizures and even death if canister hit the person directly.
Outdated pyrotechnic items which include tear gas, are considered hazardous waste as per “The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act” of 1976 and disposal of this items must be done in accordance with “Environmental Protection Agency” waste management regulations.
All commercial munitions which include tear gas, after expiry date are no longer guaranteed to function as designated. Using outdated munitions are prohibited under law and open a liability on the operator.

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