Freshta Raper talks about the Iraqi Baathist attack on Halabja that killed 21 members of her family, and how she was herself injured a bombing nearby in a small village shortly thereafter. She remembers the sweet, fruity smell of the chemical weapons that killed 45 people nearby.
Storyteller: Freshta Raper
Date of Story: 16 March, 1988
Location of Story: Kanito near Ranya, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Location: Watford, UK
Date: 16 February, 2016