Gulf War Veterans mark 20 years with protest march





Gulf War veterans have staged a protest in Westminster to call for greater help with their medical problems.

Campaigners say 1,000 British veterans have died because of Gulf War Syndrome and they want improved testing, treatment and compensation.

The government says there is no evidence of a specific illness caused by the war.

The march is timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the end of Operation Desert Storm.

Many British veterans have fallen ill since returning from the Gulf in 1991, but there are conflicting views over whether Gulf War Syndrome exists as a distinct condition....

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