Palestine: Cancer cases on rise after Israeli 22-day war on Gaza, six wounded & 382 arrested during Feb.

6 Mar

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Cancer cases on rise after Israeli 22-day war on Gaza

Press TV

Gaza has witnessed a surge in the number of cancer patients as the Israeli regime’s use of banned weapons during the 22-day war in 2008-2009 continues to take its toll on the coastal enclave, Press TV reports.

“We have noticed an increase in the number of deformed babies after the war as well as a sharp increase in the number of cancer patients, especially among children and women,” Ayman Sahabani, a doctor at al-Shifa hospital in the Gaza Strip, told Press TV.

“The types of injuries during the Israeli bombings all showed that the weapons used were internationally banned and unconventional,” he added.

Norwegian doctors who volunteered in hospitals during the Israeli onslaught said some victims had traces of depleted uranium in their bodies.

According to reports, cancer cases usually emerge among the Gazans who lived in the…

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