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Oil exploration: Thousands of South Sudanese suffering from chronic lead poisoning, study finds

South-Sudan  Oil exploration: Thousands of South Sudanese suffering from chronic lead poisoning, study finds South Sudan

No fewer that 180,000 people living in oil field region of Thar Hath in South Sudan are suffering from chronic poisoning from heavy metals as a result of exploratory drillings for crude oil, a study has revealed. According to the findings of a research conducted by Sign of Hope, a German non-governmental organisation (NGO), the poisoning is as a result of the contamination of ...

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