War legacy: Iraqi kids battle cancer Sci

War legacy: Iraqi kids battle cancer
Scientists based in Mosul, northern Iraq, have reported that even 10 years after the Iraq war of 2003, high levels of uranium contamination in soil samples have been found leading to dramatically increasing rates of childhood cancers and birth defects in local hospitals. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/War-legacy-Iraqi-kids-battle-cancer/articleshow/20402989.cms