Basra Council: 140 thousand people were poisoned by contaminated water
The [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] provincial council announced the injury of 140 thousand people poisoned by contaminated water, confirming the reach of the real causes of this pollution.
The Council said that the province recorded the injury of more than 140 thousand citizens in cases of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] during the past few months coinciding with the high rate of salinity water Shatt al-Arab, adding: The pollution was the result of bacteria and residues of fertilizers and pesticides and chemical and industrial waste and oil, and high levels of nitrates and sulfur and radiation from the level In the waters of the Shatt al-Arab, and pointed out that the most serious pollution is the contamination of cadmium component, which amounted to more than 53 times the maximum allowed.