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Posted by Canuckistanian in General Discussion (01/01/06 through 01/22/2007)
Fri Apr 21st 2006, 07:03 PM

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/tm_objectid=1...

9/11 survivor's toxic clothing sparks cancer fear
By Stephen White
THIS deadly 9/11 shirt contains so much asbestos it is feared thousands of the disaster's survivors could be hit with cancer.

The garment worn by survivor Yehuda Kaploun, 39, has 93,000 times higher levels of asbestos than normal - 47 TIMES the safety limit.

It is also saturated with toxic zinc, mercury, antimony, barium, chromium, cobalt, copper, lead and molybdenum.

More than a million tonnes of dust containing chemicals and 400,000 tonnes of asbestos choked the skies after New York's World Trade Center was hit by two hijacked planes.

Now there are fears that Yehuda's shirt is grim evidence that rescuers and survivors could face lethal health problems in decades to come.

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