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Depleted uranium the likely cause of Iraq child cancers

Many are asking whether this spike could be connected to contamination caused by the use of depleted uranium in the bombs and bullets used by American forces.

Iraqi child cancer ‘linked to US weapons’ 16 August 2010  Source: SBS Dateline The number of deformed babies and children with leukaemia is increasing in Iraq, with locals blaming Depleted Uranium weapons used in US attacks,  ….

Stories are now emerging of increased deformities in the country’s newborn babies as well as a dramatic rise in the number of children with cancer.

A report published on The Independent says cancers and other diseases in the city of Falluja are higher than those recorded in the survivors of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Many are asking whether this spike could be connected to contamination caused by the use of depleted uranium in the bombs and bullets used by American forces.

World News Australia – Iraqi child cancer ‘linked to US weapons’

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August 17, 2010 - Posted by | depleted uranium, Iraq, Uranium | , , , , ,

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