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depleted uranium warheads

The International Action Center, a group that opposes the use of
depleted-uranium weapons, called the Pentagon's decision to use the
A-10 "Warthog" jets against targets in Kosovo "a danger to the people
and environment of the entire Balkans."

The A-10s were the anti-tank weapon of choice in the 1991 war against
Iraq. It carries a GAU-8/A Avenger 30 millimeter seven-barrel cannon
capable of firing 4,200 rounds per minute.  During that war it fired
30 mm rounds reinforced with depleted uranium, a radioactive weapon.

There is solid scientific evidence that the depleted uranium residue
left in Iraq is responsible for a large increase in stillbirths,
children born with defects, and childhood leukemia and other cancers
in the area of southern Iraq near Basra, where most of these shells
were fired.  Many U.S. veterans groups also say that DU residues
contributed to the condition called "Gulf War Syndrome" that has
affected close to 100,000 service people in the U.S. and Britain with
chronic sickness.

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