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North Koreans among 40 dead at Iran nuke plant
WND ^ | February 3, 2013 | Reza Kahlili

Posted on 02/04/2013 12:37:35 PM PST by Perseverando

Meanwhile, Tehran's official news agency calls WND 'mouthpiece of CIA'

The explosions at Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility Jan. 21 killed at least 40 people, including two North Koreans, WND learned Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Islamic regime is labeling WND a “mouthpiece of the CIA” for its exclusive reporting of the blasts.

The bodies of 11 of the technicians and scientists are beyond recognition, a member of the security forces at the facility told WND. According to the source, 60 others are in critical condition and have been transferred to the central base of the 27th Division of Mohammad Rassool Allah. The base, between Tehran and Qom, is equipped with a modern medical facility.

At the time of the explosions, the source said, 203 Iranian scientists and technicians along with 16 North Koreans had been logged in at the site, though the initial report listed 240 people.

The day before the explosions, the North Koreans had brought in new equipment, described by the source as touch-screen monitors the size of TVs that were installed in the monitoring room and some new parts that were installed in the centrifuges before the start of the enrichment process.

Get the inside story in Reza Kahlili’s “A Time To Betray” and learn how the Islamic regime “bought the bomb” in “Atomic Iran.”

The explosions were reported exclusively by WND Jan. 24, with updates Jan. 27, Jan. 29, Jan. 30 and Jan. 31. WND previously reported the trapped workers included 16 North Koreans: 14 technicians and two military attaches.

The source said many of the centrifuges have been destroyed and rescuers have still not accessed the reserves of the stock of 20-percent enriched uranium to assess the level of radiation.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: fordo; fordow; iran; israel; northkorea; nukes

1 posted on 02/04/2013 12:37:39 PM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

Must rub onion juice on my eyes to work up a tear.


2 posted on 02/04/2013 12:41:19 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Click my name! See new paintings!)
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To: Perseverando

Flied Lice....


3 posted on 02/04/2013 12:42:12 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Perseverando

That’s one heck of a source WND has got themselves there - must be Iminajinjihad himself.


4 posted on 02/04/2013 12:42:12 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Perseverando

Has this explosion been verified in some manner? Does anyone have confirmation?


5 posted on 02/04/2013 12:42:36 PM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Perseverando

labeling WND a “mouthpiece of the CIA”

You must admit, they have equal credibility in their public commentary....


6 posted on 02/04/2013 12:44:06 PM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Perseverando

Win/win.


7 posted on 02/04/2013 12:45:46 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Perseverando

It’s a Two-Fer! I love it when that happens!


8 posted on 02/04/2013 12:48:43 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Has this explosion been verified in some manner? Does anyone have confirmation?

Considering it involves the two hardest locations to get news out of in the world, I wouldn't bet on it. You might ask the Israeli’s...
9 posted on 02/04/2013 12:52:11 PM PST by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
If this story is true, it sounds like an explosive device was included in the "low-tech" North Korean junk.

Very interesting. Maybe South Korean intelligence planted it; maybe the CIA is better than we give it credit for. The implication alone is useful as it may cause the Iranians to suspect the North Korean source as saboteurs.

10 posted on 02/04/2013 12:54:47 PM PST by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: Perseverando

The fact that Iran concerns itself with this single story from this lonely source intrigues me.


11 posted on 02/04/2013 1:02:10 PM PST by conservativepoet
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To: Perseverando
But there was no explosion!

Mahmoud IAmANutJob said so.

12 posted on 02/04/2013 1:08:13 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: Perseverando

Will there be an accident at the test coming up in North Korea?


13 posted on 02/04/2013 1:21:12 PM PST by GOPJ ( Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution. Vladimir Nabokov)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Has this explosion been verified in some manner? Does anyone have confirmation?

1) No.

2) It didn't happen.

14 posted on 02/04/2013 1:29:23 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: Perseverando

15 posted on 02/04/2013 1:44:22 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Strategerist

Looks like we have confirmation of the story folks.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2985275/posts


16 posted on 02/04/2013 2:11:30 PM PST by conservativepoet
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To: Martin Tell
You always have this problem of enriched uranium separating water into oxygen and hydrogen ~ when it heats up. That's what blows up those atomic power plants ~ or any place else that's not properly ventilated.

So, an underground facility full of centrifuges blows up ~ certainly not news.

17 posted on 02/04/2013 2:14:27 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: LucianOfSamasota; Perseverando
I have been unable to locate any OHI (satellite or aerial OverHead Imagery) of the Fordo / Fordow nuke site that is reliably dated on or after the reported January 21 date of the explosion. (The latest overflight published on Google Earth is dated 16 NOV 2012.)

The only photo (published by Business Insider.com) showing what was purportedly post-explosion damage turned out to be manipulated or "doctored" using an image-processing app like "Photoshop". My final analysis of that image is here.

If anyone does locate OHI of the Fordo / Fordow site dated on/after 21 JAN 13, please contact me with the URL -- and I'll give it my best shot to determine if any valid evidence (damage, vented ejecta, or rescue activity) is detectable.

Thanks,
TXnMA

18 posted on 02/04/2013 2:30:12 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: TXnMA
The only photo (published by Business Insider.com)...

That site is starting to smell like an Agency disinformation operation.

19 posted on 02/04/2013 2:34:26 PM PST by Stentor (Shhhh!)
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To: Perseverando

20 posted on 02/04/2013 3:11:09 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Perseverando

When the nukes start going off because these two medieval societys start getting even more pushy..
Being a city dweller will not be a bed of roses..

When medieval mentality’s get NUKED-UP... What could go WRONG?..
The commies murdered hundreds of millions in the last century..
These folks are hoping for a few BILLION.. Think this could not happen?..

Well then.. Welcome to this planet.. You must be new here..


21 posted on 02/04/2013 3:44:41 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Perseverando

Yes, miracles do happen.


22 posted on 02/04/2013 4:06:47 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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23 posted on 02/04/2013 4:27:43 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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24 posted on 02/04/2013 4:28:28 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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25 posted on 02/04/2013 4:29:28 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: Perseverando

It comes from WND. It must be true.


26 posted on 02/04/2013 4:47:34 PM PST by Corporate Democrat
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

-——But there was no explosion!——

Correct. There was an implosion!


27 posted on 02/04/2013 5:00:59 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: Perseverando

Freepers ridicule WND and here Iran is mightily pissed at the breaking Fordow story WND posted among the first...That now 99% chance seems correct and verified


28 posted on 02/04/2013 5:45:07 PM PST by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing --- Joe Pine)
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To: Perseverando

Wow I bet Iran’s workmen’s comp rates are gonna go up....


29 posted on 02/04/2013 5:51:01 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: conservativepoet; Strategerist; Perseverando; TXnMA
But on Friday we had this thread posted:

UN backs Iran's denial of Fordo blast

30 posted on 02/04/2013 6:45:29 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks EBH.
According to the London Times, the arch Conservatives at World Net Daily finally got one right.
No way, our very own fake experts said the whole thing was 'shopped. Oh, and the fact that they agreed with the White House makes it even less likely to be true.


31 posted on 02/04/2013 7:01:00 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Perseverando

Marvin Gaye singing “I heard it through the grapevine”.

Somebody singing “Suspicion” = Elvis? Gene Pitney?

John Lee Hooker: “Boom, Boom, Boom”.


32 posted on 02/04/2013 7:19:05 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: SunkenCiv
Friend, unless you were being sarcastic, methinks you best be more careful who you call "fake".

Just because you want to smell blood in the water, and the answer doesn't suit you, doesn't at all mean the answer is wrong.

That one BI photo (the only purported visual "evidence" published so far) IS bogus.

I strongly suggest you contact me via FReepMail...

33 posted on 02/04/2013 10:03:27 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: LucianOfSamasota; Strategerist; TXnMA

Some confirmation

An explosion is believed to have damaged Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility, which is being used to enrich uranium, Israeli intelligence officials have told The Times. Sources in Tel Aviv said yesterday that they thought the explosion happened last week. The Israeli Government is investigating reports that it led to extensive structural damage and 200 workers had been trapped inside.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article3670109.ece


34 posted on 02/05/2013 3:55:01 PM PST by dervish (either the vote was corrupt or the electorate is)
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To: TXnMA

Good news is the centrifuges being destroyed will set back the Iranian nuclear timetable.

The bad news is that Obama, just as when he turned a drone over to Iran, is now more likely to conveniently deliver an SSN to Iran to help pay off the national debt.


35 posted on 02/05/2013 6:45:38 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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