US prepares to use toxic gases in Iraq

JS Kelly jskelly@jskelly.com
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 10:32:00 -0800 (PST)



On 3 Mar 2003, James Rogers wrote:

> I disagree with the "likely as bullets to cause death" statement
> though.  Contrary to Hollywood, civilian statistics show that on average
> the success rates of killing someone with bullets are remarkably low
> today (around 15%), so the 9% figure is ballpark correct in that
> context.  However, the rifles used by the military tend to be far more
> lethal on a hit.

so you are saying that the people hit by bullets will be more dead
than those killed by the spray?
-jsk