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Iran's Veterans Still Feel Effects of Iraq War
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Iran's Veterans Still Feel Effects of Iraq War

Iran's Veterans Still Feel Effects of Iraq War

Iran's Veterans Still Feel Effects of Iraq War
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NPR's Mike Shuster reports on the thousands of Iranian veterans who continue to suffer the affects of chemical weapons attacks during Iran's eight year war with Iraq. Chemical weapons killed an estimated 10,000 Iranian soldiers and militiamen during the war. Many more are still suffering the aftereffects, including fatal lung diseases.

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