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An IAEA investigation in Kuwait has found that depleted uranium (DU) from
munitions used in the 1991 Gulf War does not pose a radiological hazard to
the people of Kuwait. At the request of the Kuwait Government, in February
2002 the Agency sent a team of senior international experts to assess possible
long-term radiological impacts of DU residues at 11 locations in Kuwait.
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