Balkan War syndromeJoe Segen2016-12-24T20:48:10+00:00
Balkan War syndrome
A term that dignifies side effects suffered by soldiers during the fighting in Bosnia, Hercegovina and Kosovo in the mid-to-late 1990s, who were exposed to NATO anti-tank missiles and bombs containing depleted uranium which increases the armour piercing power of these weapons.
Per one report, 16 ex-soldiers who served in the Balkans, from 6 different countries, died from leukaemia, and blame the Americans because they used depleted uranium shells in the conflicts.
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