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“The final Agent Orange raid in Vietnam took place in 1970- areas have begun to bloom again. But 19 years after the war`s end, it seems plain that Agent Orange is killing and maiming human beings, something it never intended to do. The apparent toxic fallout from those clouds is a crop of human miseries. Including cancers, miscarriages and birth defects that may persist for decades.”

The offensive substance referred to in this quotation is:

A DDT used as insecticide
B A complex mixture of herbicides and weedicides used to increase agricultural output in the South Vietnam under the U.S. aid programme
C A complex mixture of DDT and other insecticides used at aerial sprays for protection against malaria and other tropical diseases
D Dioxin used as defoliants
Answer & Explanation
Option: [D]

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