Thermobaric weapons | What are they and how do they work

⁣These are the kind of weapons the Russians could use to make the Ukrainians in the Mariupol steel plant surrender or kill under the ground, where they are hiding. 
The thermobaric weapon, also known as an aerosol bomb or fuel air explosive, is a two-stage munition. The first-stage charge distributes an aerosol made up of very fine material – from a carbon-based fuel to tiny metal particles. A second charge ignites that cloud, creating a fireball, a huge shock wave, and a vacuum as it sucks up all surrounding oxygen.

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