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'Huge explosion' heard in Iranian city Isfahan, Fars news agency reports
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Posted on 11/28/2011 8:38:45 AM PST by jhpigott

'Huge explosion' heard in Iranian city Isfahan, Fars news agency reports - @BBCWorld

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: esfahan; explosion; iran; iranexplosion; iraniannukes; irannuclear; isfahan; isphahon
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Isfahan is the home to one of Iran's nuclear research facilities.
1 posted on 11/28/2011 8:38:49 AM PST by jhpigott
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To: jhpigott

You don’t suppose...Mossad having a really good day?


2 posted on 11/28/2011 8:39:45 AM PST by hoagy62 (The United States of America. Great idea...while it lasted.)
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To: jhpigott

Can always hope that it’s Israel calling.


3 posted on 11/28/2011 8:39:58 AM PST by mk2000
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To: jhpigott

Finally, some good news for the day.


4 posted on 11/28/2011 8:40:05 AM PST by circlecity
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To: jhpigott

Sh$t happens!


5 posted on 11/28/2011 8:40:12 AM PST by Recon Dad ("The most important rule in a gunfight is: Always win and cheat if necessary.")
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To: MississippiMan; ctdonath2; LibertyRocks; GonzoGOP; b4its2late; bert; maquiladora; hennie pennie; ...

ping


6 posted on 11/28/2011 8:40:12 AM PST by jhpigott (North Korea - The land of lousy options)
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To: circlecity
Finally, some good news for the day.

You weren't happy Barney Frank is leaving Congress?

7 posted on 11/28/2011 8:41:40 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: jhpigott

Hopefully Amadinnerjacket was two feet from it.


8 posted on 11/28/2011 8:41:52 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Nancy Pelosi - The #1 reason why we need a Constitutional amendment for Congressional drug testing.)
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To: Recon Dad

Stuxnet happens.


9 posted on 11/28/2011 8:41:52 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: Recon Dad
Sh$t happens!

And situations transpire!

10 posted on 11/28/2011 8:42:02 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: hoagy62

You don’t suppose...Mossad having a really good day?
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Fingers crossed.


11 posted on 11/28/2011 8:43:15 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: jhpigott

Any known nuclear facilities in this area?


12 posted on 11/28/2011 8:43:31 AM PST by apillar
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To: Recon Dad

“S%it happens”

Been happening alot lately. Plausible deniability on the Israelis part gets touher when these things happen in quick succession.


13 posted on 11/28/2011 8:43:52 AM PST by jhpigott (North Korea - The land of lousy options)
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To: mk2000

We have such a complete fool in the White House. Nobody in either party knows what this dumba$$ will do next to handle the situation!

Israel needs to solve it on their own.


14 posted on 11/28/2011 8:44:07 AM PST by o2bfree
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To: hoagy62

stuxnet strikes again? The oil and gas industry is a perfect target for virus’s like stuxnet to strike. Overpressurize some pipelines, close a few valvesm and boom...............”It was a Trojan program inserted into SCADA system software that caused a massive natural gas explosion along the Trans-Siberian pipeline in 1982. A newspaper reported the resulting fireball yielded “the most monumental non-nuclear explosion and fire ever seen from space.”


15 posted on 11/28/2011 8:46:06 AM PST by milwguy
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To: apillar

Esfahan (also written Isfahan) was said to be the primary location of the Iranian nuclear weapons program.

http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/iran/esfahan.htm


16 posted on 11/28/2011 8:46:13 AM PST by jhpigott (North Korea - The land of lousy options)
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To: Pan_Yan

-——You weren’t happy Barney Frank is leaving Congress? ——

No he is still alive and able to perpetrate havoc


17 posted on 11/28/2011 8:46:45 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: jhpigott

Cue “Farm Film Report” with Big Jim McBob and Billy Sol Hurok.


18 posted on 11/28/2011 8:47:12 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: jhpigott

Someone hit the “REVERSE” switch on the centrifuges by accident..BIG OOPSIE!!


19 posted on 11/28/2011 8:47:48 AM PST by ken5050 (Support Admin Mods: Doing the tough, hard, dirty jobs that Americans won't do...)
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To: jhpigott

Persian=clumsy?


20 posted on 11/28/2011 8:47:59 AM PST by BillyBonebrake
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To: hoagy62

Could be Mossad but I would not rule out self sabotage by the Iranians.


21 posted on 11/28/2011 8:48:28 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: hoagy62

Start of a Kosher Shock n’ Awe?


22 posted on 11/28/2011 8:48:45 AM PST by AU72
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To: jhpigott

Were Israeli fingerprints on the smoking gun found at the scene?

There are others nearby with a vested interest in the destruction of Iranian capabilities


23 posted on 11/28/2011 8:49:09 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: hoagy62
You don’t suppose...Mossad having a really good day?

I'm kinda hoping this is the Israeli air force, and this is the first of many big explosions.
24 posted on 11/28/2011 8:49:50 AM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: milwguy

The Nuclear Technology Center of Isfahan is a nuclear research facility that currently operates four small nuclear research reactors, all supplied by China. It is run by the AEOI.[17]

The Uranium Conversion Facility at Isfahan converts yellowcake into uranium hexafluoride. As of late October 2004, the site is 70% operational with 21 of 24 workshops completed. There is also a Zirconium Production Plant (ZPP) located nearby that produces the necessary ingredients and alloys for nuclear reactors.


25 posted on 11/28/2011 8:50:09 AM PST by milwguy
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To: AU72

Actually, the McDonalds in Tehran had a special on McRib today..


26 posted on 11/28/2011 8:51:01 AM PST by ken5050 (Support Admin Mods: Doing the tough, hard, dirty jobs that Americans won't do...)
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To: circlecity
Finally, some good news for the day.

Bawney's retirement isn't good news?

27 posted on 11/28/2011 8:51:50 AM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: jhpigott

Fars has a picture up....

http://www.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=13900907001419


28 posted on 11/28/2011 8:52:44 AM PST by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: milwguy

Chinese casualties ?
Damn !


29 posted on 11/28/2011 8:53:40 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: jhpigott

Who are those guys?


30 posted on 11/28/2011 8:54:15 AM PST by McGruff (Hold the House, retake the Senate.)
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To: jhpigott

“Black Monday” special!


31 posted on 11/28/2011 8:54:20 AM PST by G Larry ("I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his Character.")
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To: mk2000

Israel to Iran: “Can you hear me now?”


32 posted on 11/28/2011 8:54:54 AM PST by BipolarBob (Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world and she walks into mine.)
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To: winoneforthegipper

thanks


33 posted on 11/28/2011 8:54:59 AM PST by jpsb
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To: jhpigott

Another Iranian nuclear scientist and weapons expert bites the dust


34 posted on 11/28/2011 8:55:12 AM PST by yank in the UK (decapitation before capitulation)
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To: jhpigott

Once is happenstance, twice coincidence, the third time is enemy action.


35 posted on 11/28/2011 8:56:08 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Blowed up real good.
36 posted on 11/28/2011 8:56:28 AM PST by CaptSkip
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To: Pan_Yan

He heard there were job openings at SU and Penn State.


37 posted on 11/28/2011 8:59:12 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: winoneforthegipper

Ran it through an online Persian/Farsi translator and this came out:

News: Today at around time 2:40 minutes in the sound of explosion was heard.
News: The sound of explosion was heard in

According to Fars, Isfahan minutes at around 2:40 am Monday at the sound of explosion was heard.
Bozorgmehr to the gates of Shiraz in Fars report this sound is heard.
In connection with this explosion of Voice over repeated contacts with the authorities of the province, Mohammad Mehdi Esmaeili, Deputy Governor of a sound political and security reasons but confirmed that no information is subject are ongoing.
Also, the Fire and Disaster Management Office confirmed the occurrence of this sound.
Further news will be announced later.


38 posted on 11/28/2011 9:01:06 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: jhpigott

Any radiation leak data out yet? (like they’d tell us)


39 posted on 11/28/2011 9:03:08 AM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Can you read that chicken scratch?????


40 posted on 11/28/2011 9:04:02 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: COBOL2Java

41 posted on 11/28/2011 9:04:05 AM PST by stormer
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To: jhpigott

Cable t.v. explains it all.

Big Bang Theory...Three Stooges...Two and a Half Men...So You Think You Can Dance...Dancing With the Stars...Heaven Can Wait.


42 posted on 11/28/2011 9:05:43 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: jhpigott

Lots of mulitary bases there

More excellent munitions maintenance and storage by the Rev Guard ...allu akhbar


43 posted on 11/28/2011 9:07:40 AM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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To: G Larry

Actually it is the Israeli version of ‘Cyber Monday’!


45 posted on 11/28/2011 9:09:18 AM PST by milwguy
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To: Robe

Google Translator is our friend.


46 posted on 11/28/2011 9:10:09 AM PST by hoagy62 (The United States of America. Great idea...while it lasted.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

——the third time is enemy action.-—

By my count this is at least 5 perhaps 6

Stuxnet, Missie underground storage, second virus, 4 nuc top dogs, Teheran missile explosion,


47 posted on 11/28/2011 9:10:40 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: jhpigott

Looks like FARS has pulled the pic and the story ...


48 posted on 11/28/2011 9:11:23 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

I thought that it was doings that transpired...


49 posted on 11/28/2011 9:13:26 AM PST by jurroppi1
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To: bert

Israeli media picking up on the report -

http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/report-explosion-rocks-iran-city-of-isfahan-home-to-key-nuclear-facility-1.398312


50 posted on 11/28/2011 9:14:15 AM PST by jhpigott (North Korea - The land of lousy options)
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