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Devastating Effects of Mustard Gas

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HERMISTON, Ore.- Thousands of mustard gas containers are being stored at the Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot before they're destroyed.

The toxic war-gas causes large-blisters on the skin and possibly blindness.

The U.S. is eliminating remaining mustard gas from it's weapons arsenal.

The chemical was widely used during the first World War.