For example, Cluster bombs have been tested at Luce Bay.
No doubt there are unexploded shells waiting to be found. (BBC News SCOTLAND Dundrennan: Under friendly fire)
On 10 March 2008, the firing of depleted uranium Challenger tank ammunition began again at the Dundrennan range in Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland.
DU shells are tested near Kirkcudbright
The tests are being conducted by the defence research agency, QinetiQ. (BBC News SCOTLAND DU shell test-firing resumes)
Thousands of Depleted Uranium rounds have been fired into the Solway Firth from the Dundrennan range over more than two decades.
People in the Kircudbright area point to cancer and leukaemia clusters around the Dundrennan range. (BBC News SCOTLAND Dundrennan: Under friendly fire)
Local people say there have been misfirings on the Dundrennan range.
Some report that "the site is littered with unexploded ordnance; that there has been a strange red dust on the road that borders the base; that a quartermaster died of leukaemia."
There are reports of traces of beryllium, a component of depleted uranium, being found 30 miles away from Dundrennan. (The village next to the DU test range UK news The Guardian)
DU kids http://www.interactorg.com/depleted%20uranium%20home.htm)
CHANGE IN UK CANCER RATES BETWEEN 1995 AND 2004 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6938186.stm
Cases of malignant melanoma rose from 5,783 to 8,939 - a 43% increase
Cases of mouth cancer rose from 3,696 to 4,769 - a 23% increase
Cases of womb cancer rose from 5,018 to 6,438 - a 21% increase
Cases of kidney cancer rose from 5,636 to 7,044 - a 14% increase
"RADIATION detectors in Britain recorded a fourfold increase in uranium levels in the atmosphere after the 'shock and awe' bombing campaign against Iraq, according to a report. Environmental scientists who uncovered the figures through freedom of information laws say it is evidence that depleted uranium from the shells was carried by wind currents to Britain." http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2047373,00.html
"According to Leuren Moret, an independent scientist and international radioactivity specialist, since 1991, the U.S. has released radioactive particles from DU that is equivalent to more than 400,000 Nagasaki bombs. Moret contends that releases from Gulf War II will lead to a marked increase in cancer." Depleted Uranium Fight Heats Up
Depleted Uranium Keeps On Killing
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