An Italian soldier at a Serb police headquarters destroyed by NATO in Djakovica, Kosovo, in 1999. (Photo: Mike Nelson / AFP via Getty)

Depleted uranium: Courts accept cancer risk denied by army

More than 300 Italian veterans who developed cancer after being exposed to depleted uranium ammunition have won court cases against Italy’s military. Some of the cases were brought by their bereaved relatives. The judgments have mounted in recent years, with Italian courts repeatedly finding a link between cancer and service in the Balkans where such […]

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