“Cancer patients from Serbia will file charges against NATO member states for using ammunition with depleted uranium during the 1999 air campaign against the country, saying it has caused their illness, an association has announced on Monday.

The president of the “Depleted Uranium” association Sveto Nogo said the first charges would be filed in September or October.

Nogo told the Conference on the consequences of NATO bombing with the depleted uranium enriched ammunition held in the southern city of Nis, that the lawsuits would be filed individually or by the family members of those who developed cancer they believed was caused by the bombing.

‘We will sue NATO member states for both material and immaterial damages. We will start with charges against five countries,’ he said, adding that after the end of the Conference they would name those countries.” (N1)