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What does D-38 stand for?

D-38 stands for Depleted Uranium

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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.
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.
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.