More than 5,000 rounds of depleted uranium (DU) ammunition were used in two attacks on Islamic State oil tankers in eastern Syria, the US military has confirmed. ~/~ More specifically, A-10 ground attack aircraft used armor-piercing DU rounds for their 30mm rotating cannons. ~/~ The US-led coalition previously pledged it would not use the controversial ordnance. ~/~ RT’s Gayane Chichakyan talks on the issue.
Poisoning the World: after Iraq, Libya…Pentagon admits and confirms the use of depleted uranium in Syria for 5,000 times
Posted on February 17, 2017 by uprootedpalestinians