Fallout of Serbia Bombing continues to kill
Ten years after the NATO bombing of Serbia, concern is rising over a rise in the number of reported cases of cancer.
Some 15 tons of ammunition fortified with depleted
uranium was dropped by way of more than 50,000 bombs and missiles in
the 11 weeks of bombing of Serbia in 1999. The targets of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) bombing were 116 locations, mostly
in southern part of Serbia and the Kosovo region.
Depleted uranium (DU) is placed at the tip of bombs for piercing the
armor of tanks and heavy military vehicles. Although weakened in the
production process, the uranium remains highly toxic.
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