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Byline: David Lowry

WHEN the dust settles it will be important nothing is done to shame the average Iraqi soldier, writes Christopher Hitchens (Daily Mirror, April 4).

But as recent events show, dust does not settle in Iraq. It is whipped up in sandstorms which blow across the desert enveloping cities. Armed Forces Minister Adam Ingram admits that British Challenger tanks in Iraq have fired depleted uranium (DU) shells. What will they do for children in Baghdad and Basra who have breathed in the deadly DU dust?

David Lowry Stoneleigh, Surrey
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Title Annotation:Letters
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Apr 7, 2003
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