14 die of cancer in seven years living next to phone mast with highest radiation levels in UK

By Rebecca Camber

Last updated at 11:15 AM on 23rd June 2008

Fourteen people living within a mile of a mobile phone mast that emits one of the highest levels of radiation in the country have died of cancer.

Four of the deaths have been in a cul-de-sac yards from the site.

A further 20 residents have developed tumours in the last seven years, although they have survived.

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