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Breaking News - Explosions Rock Iran Military Site
AntiMullah ^ | November 18th, 2007 | Alan Peters & Iran Sources

Posted on 11/18/2007 2:43:45 PM PST by FARS

Tuesday/Wednesday, November 13/14 - about 4 a.m. Sources inside and outside Iran.

A series of explosions rocked the Parchin Military Site (where missiles, including "cruise" type missiles, are manufactured) at Varamin south of Tehran.

The Shahab 3, 4 and more recently Shahab 5 solid fuel missiles at the site are hidden in old salt mines in the mountain face in the area, further excavated and furbished for development and manufacture.

The main purpose of this Ministry of Defense site, established by the late Shah's father - Reza Shah Kabir - in the early 1900's and taken over by the IRGC, had been and has been to manufacture ammunition, chemical explosives and more recently short range rocket missiles.

The exacavated salt mines for longer range missile technology have been expanded by the Mullah regime.

More than likely, the explosives, IED's, rockets and similar items of Iranian manufacture showing up in Iraq and Afghanistan were largely produced at Parchin.

(Excerpt) Read more at antimullah.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: accident; blog; explosion; haha; incompetence; iran; iraniannukes; iraq; islam; islamofascism; karma; lebanon; lol; missiles; parchin; russia; vergeltungswaffe; workaccident; wot
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The Mullahs successfully hid this news - for a while.
1 posted on 11/18/2007 2:43:47 PM PST by FARS
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To: 1035rep; 1curiousmind; 4woodenboats; 2ndDivisionVet; 5Madman2; 68skylark; AdmSmith; airborne; ...

Our soldiers may be bit safer for a while after this explosion


2 posted on 11/18/2007 2:45:57 PM PST by FARS ( Good Thoughts (lead to) Good Words, (which together) lead to Good Deeds)
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To: FARS
Some backround info at this link on Parchin.
3 posted on 11/18/2007 2:46:46 PM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: FARS

I would love to see the data from the Iraq-based seismic stations.


4 posted on 11/18/2007 2:46:49 PM PST by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: FARS

I don’t believe that the Iranians have anything close to a ‘cruise’ type missle.


5 posted on 11/18/2007 2:46:50 PM PST by tje
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To: FARS

May death come swiftly to those terrorist scumbags, and their Mullah masters.


6 posted on 11/18/2007 2:47:17 PM PST by Shadow44
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To: FARS

Probably Achmed playing w/matches??? Too bad, so sad.

Pray for W and Our Victorious Air Force


7 posted on 11/18/2007 2:47:31 PM PST by bray (Think "Betray U.S." Think Democrat)
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To: FARS

This was a few days ago and there was a thread.


8 posted on 11/18/2007 2:48:11 PM PST by RightWhale (anti-razors are pro-life)
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To: FARS
The Shahab 3, 4 and more recently Shahab 5 solid fuel missiles at the site are hidden in old salt mines in the mountain face...

Sounds like perhaps a considerable amount of energy was released in a confined space.

As to how that might have come to happen, well... I suppose we'll never know.

9 posted on 11/18/2007 2:48:36 PM PST by Steely Tom (Steely's First Law of the Main Stream Media: if it doesn't advance the agenda, it's not news.)
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To: mewzilla

Thanks for the link. Will fit well and be added to article on AntiMullah.


10 posted on 11/18/2007 2:49:22 PM PST by FARS ( Good Thoughts (lead to) Good Words, (which together) lead to Good Deeds)
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To: FARS
Well, there are all sorts of work accidents possible. The automotive airbag propellant factories have had troubles over the years along with numerous fireworks factories.

On the other hand, it's not a good idea to go around pissing folks off.

11 posted on 11/18/2007 2:49:24 PM PST by Paladin2 (We don't fix the problem, we fix the blame!)
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To: FARS

That is some of the best news I have heard in quite a while. One can only hope that it was some very special sabotage (by the US, UK or Israel). Or not. Godincidence is OK, too :)


12 posted on 11/18/2007 2:50:43 PM PST by Migraine (...diversity is great... until it happens to YOU...)
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To: Steely Tom

Funny how many of these accidental massive military explosions have happened in Axles of Evil countries. N Kor, Syria, Iran.


13 posted on 11/18/2007 2:50:54 PM PST by RightWhale (anti-razors are pro-life)
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To: Steely Tom

Maybe it was thousands of prayers that evil implode upon itself!!


14 posted on 11/18/2007 2:51:37 PM PST by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: FARS

This actually appeared on FR (very briefly) on the day it happened. There was no more info, though, and the story went away.


15 posted on 11/18/2007 2:51:44 PM PST by livius
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To: FARS

Did it happen again? Or is the story from last week?


16 posted on 11/18/2007 2:52:09 PM PST by Rb ver. 2.0 (The WOT will end when pork products are weaponized)
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To: FARS

Oops, read the date, it’s the one from last week.


17 posted on 11/18/2007 2:52:35 PM PST by Rb ver. 2.0 (The WOT will end when pork products are weaponized)
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To: FARS

You’re welcome! Thanks for the thread. Made my day :)


18 posted on 11/18/2007 2:52:39 PM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: Paladin2

Mr. Imanutjob should be more careful.


19 posted on 11/18/2007 2:54:28 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: RightWhale

Yep.....

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1926324/posts


20 posted on 11/18/2007 2:55:03 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Tracking The "Flyin' Imams Since 11/20/06)
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To: RightWhale
Funny how many of these accidental massive military explosions have happened in Axles of Evil countries. N Kor, Syria, Iran.

Sort of like Divine intervention....

21 posted on 11/18/2007 2:56:05 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: FARS

I can’t find this anywhere else but I may not be using the right search words.


22 posted on 11/18/2007 2:56:57 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: FARS

Hmmm...maybe in a few weeks the spouses of the crew one or more of our nuclear sunbmarines will notice a combat pay increase on their pay checks...hehehe.


23 posted on 11/18/2007 3:00:21 PM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: bray

You mean this Achmed?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uwOL4rB-go


24 posted on 11/18/2007 3:00:24 PM PST by 31R1O ("Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."- Immanuel Kant)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The genetic search is hit and miss. The fewer words searched on the better, but too small a word will also not find a match.


25 posted on 11/18/2007 3:00:58 PM PST by RightWhale (anti-razors are pro-life)
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To: FARS

Who they going blame this on

Bush?


26 posted on 11/18/2007 3:01:18 PM PST by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: FARS
I wonder if it's a "Workman's Comp." claim, or sabotage. Then again, anything is possible. Maybe there's an 'empty tube,' on someone's submarine?

Just sayin'...

5.56mm

27 posted on 11/18/2007 3:06:07 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: FARS
The Shahab 3, 4 and more recently Shahab 5 solid fuel missiles at the site are hidden in old salt mines

FAS sight calls the whole shootin' match of Iranian (and North Korean) missiles liquid fueled. There is no evidence that the Shahab-5 has ever even been flight tested. I strongly doubt that the Iranians are close to making a solid fueled missile. Solid fueled IRBM are a vastly more difficult to make (and tactically more effective) than liquid fueled.

I know that the Iranians claimed to have made a solid fuel IRBM of some sort, they say a lot of things I'm not buying.

28 posted on 11/18/2007 3:06:21 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (NYT Headline: Protocols of the Learned Elders of CBS: Fake but Accurate, Experts Say)
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To: SevenofNine

It was allah’s will!


29 posted on 11/18/2007 3:06:25 PM PST by Right Wing Assault ("..this administration is planning a 'Right Wing Assault' on values and ideals.." - John Kerry)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Results of a Google news search using keyword Parchin :)
30 posted on 11/18/2007 3:06:25 PM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: FARS

Smoking; not smoking; it makes no difference: If Allah wants it to blow up, it will; if he doesn’t, it won’t, Inshall-[ka-BOOM!]-Ahhhhhhhgrh!


31 posted on 11/18/2007 3:07:21 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (I'm not a Hyphenated-Americican; I'm a Gringo-Chinamexistani.)
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To: FARS
It's good to see Steve Urkel has found work with the US military:

Did I do that?

32 posted on 11/18/2007 3:08:02 PM PST by Reaganesque (Charter Member of the Romney FR Resistance)
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To: mewzilla

Yeah, I finally found this:

http://www.ncr-iran.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4359&Itemid=127


33 posted on 11/18/2007 3:08:43 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Thanks for the ping :) Oh, to have been a fly on the wall when Ahmadangnutjob got that call....


34 posted on 11/18/2007 3:11:19 PM PST by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: FARS

Inspector Cleauseau (sp) in the Hong Kong fireworks factory??


35 posted on 11/18/2007 3:12:11 PM PST by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: Jeff Head; All; 1035rep; 1curiousmind; 4woodenboats; 2ndDivisionVet; 5Madman2; 68skylark; ...

“Hmmm...maybe in a few weeks the spouses of the crew one or more of our nuclear sunbmarines will notice a combat pay increase on their pay checks...hehehe.”


Would be another welcome piece of news.

Meanwhile, the meager “news” mentions on the explosion anywhere, inluding FR with so little detail did not count as “news” in my mind.

The more detailed one on AntiMullah was the first real news in substance rather than just an indication without any flesh. Pun not intended but apt.

Apologies to anyone upset by the “breaking” news title.


36 posted on 11/18/2007 3:13:29 PM PST by FARS ( Good Thoughts (lead to) Good Words, (which together) lead to Good Deeds)
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To: FARS

It was the will of Allah.


37 posted on 11/18/2007 3:13:58 PM PST by Enterprise (Those who "betray us" also "Betray U.S." They're called DEMOCRATS!)
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To: FARS

????


38 posted on 11/18/2007 3:14:43 PM PST by Earthdweller (All reality is based on faith in something.)
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To: FARS

Thanks!


39 posted on 11/18/2007 3:19:06 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: devolve; FARS; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; dixiechick2000; MeekOneGOP
Bet they haven't been laughing the past few days!!!


40 posted on 11/18/2007 3:19:38 PM PST by potlatch ("Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we might as well dance!")
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To: tje

They have a genyoowine imitation cruise missile.


41 posted on 11/18/2007 3:21:03 PM PST by azhenfud (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: FARS

Their “cruise missiles” may not be anything sophisticated by current standards. The German V-1 was a cruise missile.


42 posted on 11/18/2007 3:25:35 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: FARS

Bush’s fault.


43 posted on 11/18/2007 3:25:53 PM PST by Fairview ( Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.)
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To: RightWhale

With a base in Iraq and Afghanistan, covert missions sure wouldn’t be too hard to do would they?


44 posted on 11/18/2007 3:26:11 PM PST by Free Vulcan (No prisoners. No mercy.)
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To: FARS
"The reported "slowdown" within Iraq of the arrival of Islamic Iran's weapons may indicate that available supplies had dwindled inside Iran and the IRGC/Ghods Brigade leadership had just manufactured a new supply - which went up in several big booms.....The final area of the explosion reportedly had a radius of one kilometer."

Ooooops.

45 posted on 11/18/2007 3:30:47 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Elections have consequences.)
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To: RightWhale
Funny how many of these accidental massive military explosions have happened in Axles of Evil countries. N Kor, Syria, Iran.

The really have to be more careful with their toys, don't they? ;O)

46 posted on 11/18/2007 3:34:00 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Elections have consequences.)
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To: FARS

Thanks for the ping,Fars.


47 posted on 11/18/2007 3:37:10 PM PST by BARLF (Who is Huma?)
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To: FARS
Another interesting incident the day before, I believe:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1925254/posts

Czech military monitored Iranian plane (radioactive material aboard)

48 posted on 11/18/2007 3:37:43 PM PST by txhurl (Yes there were WMDs)
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To: tje

They have purchased Chinese Silkworm cruise missiles in the past and I believe that they licensed manufacturing rights.


49 posted on 11/18/2007 3:40:23 PM PST by Phsstpok (When you don't know where you are, but you don't care, you're not lost, you're exploring!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I have heard Navy Seals referred to many ways, but never as “Divine intervention” before

of course I could never figure out why Green Berets were called “sneaky peaches,” so anything’s possible.


50 posted on 11/18/2007 3:45:11 PM PST by Phsstpok (When you don't know where you are, but you don't care, you're not lost, you're exploring!)
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