Gulf Oil Spill Exaggerated, Says UN Official
The director of the United Nations Environment Program, Mr. 'Adil 'Urabi,said in Bahrain on 27 November that the amount of oil spilled into the Gulfduring the Gulf war was grossly exaggerated. According to Mr. 'Urabi "ingeneral, all the estimates for Gulf war pollution were exaggerated. The totalamount of oil spilled did not exceed half a million barrels."
Mr. 'Urabi's report contradicts all previous reports on the...