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Iraq Study Links U.S. Weaponry to Birth Defects, Guardian Says

An abnormally high incidence of birth defects in Falluja, Iraq, way have been caused by weaponry used when U.S. forces assaulted the city six years ago, the Guardian reported, citing a study it’s reviewed.

The study, to be published next week in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, was conducted by Dr. Samira Abdul Ghani, a pediatrician at Falluja general hospital, the newspaper said.