Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Reports coming from Southwestern Iran say the number of paralyzed children born in Ahwaz city has increased due to the Iranian mothers' inhalation of toxic air contaminated with depleted uranium used in the US and British bombs against people in neighboring Iraq.
What does DU stand for?
DU stands for Depleted Uranium
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- Daugavpils Universitate (Latvia)
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- Decision Unit
- Delhi University
- Delivery Unit
- Delta Upsilon (fraternity)
- Democratic Underground (website)
- Denison University
- Denver University
- Dependable Undertaking
Samples in periodicals archive:
Perdikis believes the military vehicles could contain traces of depleted uranium or potentially hazardous microorganisms, which could contaminate Cyprus' ecosystem and so last week his party requested an environmental impact assessment to be carried out.
The Company reports its unwavering progress on the nation's first environmentally friendly depleted uranium de-conversion facility IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc.
Gaza / PNN - 'Citizens Action to Dismantle Nuclear Weapons Completely' has prepared a 33 page report showing the presence of tens of tons of depleted uranium in the Gaza Strip.
Arab states accuse Israel of using ammunition containing depleted uranium in its 22-day war on Gaza as Tel Aviv said it would withdraw all its troops from the coastal strip by the time Barack Obama is inaugurated as president of the US.
Byline: Hisham Abu Taha GAZA CITY: Arab states accused Israel yesterday of using ammunition containing depleted uranium in its 22-day war on Gaza as Tel Aviv said it would withdraw all its troops from the coastal strip by the time Barack Obama is inaugurated as president of the United States today.
Three Chinese nationals that were arrested for smuggling 274 kilos of depleted uranium from Kyrgyzstan to China were released from custody, Russian media reported with reference to Chinese press.
Depleted uranium should, perhaps, be the ammunition of choice for duck hunters.