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

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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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