Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email fred.pruitt=at=gmail.com with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-28 10:38||
#4 If this incident really was sabotage (and not a centrifuge accident) ... someone deserves to be awarded a medal.
No mention of whether Iranian workers are still trapped underground in the Fordow plant, or whether there were casualties. But it seems highly likely that some of the workforce must have been unable to escape the incident.
Posted by Raider 2013-01-28 12:25||
#5 Raider, I think the original, unconfirmed WND report claimed something like 240 workers were trapped underground at the Fordow plant.
Posted by trailing wife 2013-01-28 13:16||
Posted by trailing wife 2013-01-28 14:32||
#7 In 2009, the EU took the MEK (aka Mujahadeen e Khalq aka The [Iran] People's Warriors) off the terrorist list. In Sept 2012, the US took them off the US terrorist list. Subsequently, several of the pro Mullah orgs in the US protested claiming that the unlisting would lead to the MEK engaging in sabotage in Iran.
Posted by lord garth 2013-01-28 14:53||
#8 If there is any radiation leakage, I guarantee it is being picked up by satellites. That would make folks at CIA and NSA HQ do a little happy dance.
Posted by DarthVader 2013-01-28 17:01||
#9 Rad leak or no, ima doing a happy dance.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-28 17:39||
#10 Would the explosion be big enough to move seismographs? The articles I've seen haven't mentioned such a thing...
Posted by trailing wife 2013-01-28 17:50||
#11 Hyperbaric hidden in the supplies? Criticality incident? Either would slow them down nicely.
Posted by KBK 2013-01-28 18:10||
#12 Something happened, buy I doubt it was the big kaboom.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-28 18:10||
#13 Criticality incident aren't the big kaboom, more like a small fizzle. But they sure are messy. We can hope.
Posted by KBK 2013-01-28 18:16||
#14 "Would the explosion be big enough to move seismographs? The articles I've seen haven't mentioned such a thing..."
That's actually a very good point. I thought the same thing after you broke the original story last week. It seems like if the explosion actually shook the ground out to a radius of several miles around Fordo - then YES someone should have seen it on local seismographs in the ME. Not sure what the closest monitoring station would be.
Posted by Raider 2013-01-28 19:30||
#15 The Magic Cellphone...don't leave home without it.
Posted by The MOSSAD 2013-01-28 22:45||