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Radiation leaking from Iran's nuke explosion Islamic regime fears poisonous fallout clouds...
wnd ^ | Feb 24, 2013 43 mins ago | Reza Kahlili

Posted on 02/24/2013 4:14:16 PM PST by Red Steel

Islamic regime fears poisonous fallout clouds could hit cities

Radiation is leaking from Iran’s nuclear facility at Fordow, which suffered devastating explosions on Jan. 21, WND has learned, and the regime has ordered millions of antidote iodine pills from Russia and Ukraine amid fears the radioactivity will spread.

Many of the personnel, who arrived after the explosion to assist with the cleanup at the site, have been taken to a military hospital suffering from headache, nausea and vomiting, according to a source in the security forces protecting Fordow.

A special team of nuclear experts was ordered to the site days ago, the source said, and detected high levels of radiation.

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Iran denied the incident, and its official news agency, IRNA, in a report, called WND a “mouthpiece of the CIA” and Reza Kahlili a CIA agent whose reporting was mere propaganda by the West. Regime media have also attacked Hamidreza Zakeri, a former officer of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence, now living in Europe, who has provided information on the Fordow explosion and other valuable insights into the regime’s illicit nuclear activities.

In an unusual move on Jan. 29, the spokeswoman for the International Atomic Energy Agency, Gill Tudor, emailed reporters a brief statement: “We understand that Iran has denied that there has been an incident at Fordow. This is consistent with our observations.”

When pushed by WND, however, Tudor could neither confirm nor deny the incident had taken place and would not say whether IAEA inspectors had visited the site after the explosions, despite some media reports that they had.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: fordow; iran; iranradiation; israel; nucleariran; waronterror

1 posted on 02/24/2013 4:14:34 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Bttt!


2 posted on 02/24/2013 4:19:03 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: Red Steel

Waiting for all the WND haters to start bashing in 3....2...1...

You know something is up when the Liberal and PhonyCon MSM remain silent.....they even refuse to try to discredit the WND story


3 posted on 02/24/2013 4:25:31 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Red Steel

Wow the Iranian regime sounds just like ours.


4 posted on 02/24/2013 4:31:50 PM PST by Principled
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To: Red Steel

Luuuuucy...you got some splainin’ to do.


5 posted on 02/24/2013 4:34:29 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Red Steel

Looks like Iran is on schedule to Darwin themselves out of the way.


6 posted on 02/24/2013 4:39:58 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Principled

IIRC our regime said it didn’t happen.


7 posted on 02/24/2013 4:47:48 PM PST by bravo whiskey (“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.”)
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To: Red Steel

Allah sez that nuclear stuff is haraam.


8 posted on 02/24/2013 4:47:59 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Red Steel
Criticality accident? Iodine would be to reduce the effects of I-131....a fission product.

But, it's WND so who knows?

9 posted on 02/24/2013 4:51:23 PM PST by stboz
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To: Red Steel
“We understand that Iran has denied that there has been an incident at Fordow. This is consistent with our observations.”

Sounds fairly Clintonian. I'll read this as "observations" equating solely to Iran's denial, and nothing more.

10 posted on 02/24/2013 4:55:42 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: SeminoleCounty

“Waiting for all the WND haters to start bashing “
_______________________________________________

I do not hate WND. In fact I get their breaking new alerts
in my G-Mail.
What I do NOT like is their teasers that force you to go to the site just to get the meaning of the teaser.
In this case, however, they actually told you the substance of the headline.
They need to do this all of the time, otherwise I am tempted to cancel them.


11 posted on 02/24/2013 5:03:27 PM PST by AlexW
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To: Red Steel

lol

couldn’t have happened to a more deserving group!


12 posted on 02/24/2013 5:09:08 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Red Steel

13 posted on 02/24/2013 5:11:25 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
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To: SeminoleCounty
You know something is up when the Liberal and PhonyCon MSM remain silent.....they even refuse to try to discredit the WND story

The media wouldn't remotely have the time to try to debunk every single bogus story from worthless sources.

14 posted on 02/24/2013 5:15:13 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: Red Steel

I don’t recall another putative major incident where it took so long to determine if it actually occurred or nothing happened at all. Well, maybe Roswell. Intelligence knew right away, though, even agencies that weren’t in on the sabotage if any. And if radioactive particles were released they would have made it past the borders of Iran by now, easily.


15 posted on 02/24/2013 5:16:21 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: stboz

Surely you don’t doubt WND.

I mean, it is certainly probable that there is a poisonous radiation cloud that is floating over the middle east, and has been since late January, and not a single news outlet in the entire PLANET has said one word about it, right?

Because nuclear fallout — that’s one of those things that everybody wants to just ignore and hope it goes away.

It’s not something that would generate thousands of news stories and panic across the region as people in multiple countries tried to flee the path of this death-cloud.


16 posted on 02/24/2013 5:20:02 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Red Steel

Great article! WND is putting their neck on the line by listing the dead researchers by name and daring the Iranian regime to produce those persons alive.


17 posted on 02/24/2013 5:46:51 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Red Steel

May they begin to fry, slowly, while still up here with us regular people.


18 posted on 02/24/2013 5:48:43 PM PST by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: steve86; Red Steel

“I don’t recall another putative major incident where it took so long to determine if it actually occurred or nothing happened at all.”

This looks to me like a replay of the Israeli strike on the Syrian reactor. The Israelis said nothing after the attack and neither did the US or Russians. The Syrians have never admitted that it happened to this day.

Here is a great recent update from one of the principals in the Bush Admin:

“Bombing the Syrian Reactor: The Untold Story” by Elliott Abrams

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2990636/posts


19 posted on 02/24/2013 5:52:29 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Strategerist
"The media wouldn't remotely have the time to try to debunk every single bogus story from worthless sources."


20 posted on 02/24/2013 5:54:41 PM PST by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: Red Steel
It looks like Iran's NorK nuclear experts didn't get it right. Ooops. Now taking bets on how much of Iran starts glowing in the dark.
21 posted on 02/24/2013 5:55:02 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: Seizethecarp

Yes, I read Abrams’ account of all the things that transpired and was fascinated by it.

But as I recall there was all sorts of information from different sources coming in about the Syrian reactor strike. Not all was accurate, but it was clear something big happened and it didn’t all rely on a single source initially (an individual).


22 posted on 02/24/2013 5:58:21 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
Because nuclear fallout — that’s one of those things that everybody wants to just ignore and hope it goes away


They only want to ignore it if it involves a friend of theirs and obama. Japan was fair play.

23 posted on 02/24/2013 6:00:55 PM PST by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Linda Frances

Nuclear scientists may all die due to radiation poisoning.


24 posted on 02/24/2013 6:04:45 PM PST by aviator (Armored Pest Control)
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To: Red Steel

Iran never really popularly experienced Hiroshima and Nagasaki and their aftermath, along with the nuclear education that came with the Cold War. This has created a very bad sense among “The Iranians on the street” about what nuclear weapons are and do.

Other than being “a big bomb”, for many nuclear weapons appear to give Iran everything it wants. Power, respect, fear, wealth. The parallels with pre-World War II Japan are unsettling.

So what Iran really needs right now is a bad nuclear accident, to convince them that nuclear weapons have a heavy price, and few real rewards.

They need to see each other suffer with radiation poisoning, radiation burns, and the temporarily collapsed immune systems that come later, with resultant horrific diseases.

They must learn that nukes come with a terrible price.


25 posted on 02/24/2013 6:05:38 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Red Steel

Well, additions to those clouds wouldn’t be noticed much now, eh, Reza? IMO, university feminists won’t stop Iran from mounting such weapons, so our military forces should get on with it.


26 posted on 02/24/2013 6:52:24 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Principled
Wow the Iranian regime sounds just like ours.

Good point... remember way back when - when most of us felt proud to be Americans?

27 posted on 02/24/2013 7:00:54 PM PST by GOPJ (To be free is to own one's risk - Jonathan Levy)
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To: Red Steel

Gonna be a lot of 4 eyed, 3 legged goats in Iran....


28 posted on 02/24/2013 7:36:16 PM PST by contrarian (sequester schmequester let it all hang out.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Red Steel. WND, so...
Iran denied the incident, and its official news agency, IRNA, in a report, called WND a “mouthpiece of the CIA” and Reza Kahlili a CIA agent whose reporting was mere propaganda by the West. Regime media have also attacked Hamidreza Zakeri, a former officer of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence, now living in Europe, who has provided information on the Fordow explosion and other valuable insights into the regime’s illicit nuclear activities.

29 posted on 02/24/2013 7:54:58 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

....0 - they make it up as they go. I take everything they say with a grain of salt.


30 posted on 02/24/2013 8:03:42 PM PST by DManA
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To: Paladin2
Allah sez that nuclear stuff is haraam meshugana.

There. Fixed it...

31 posted on 02/24/2013 8:12:01 PM PST by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: stboz

Tickling the dragon’s tail?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demon_core


32 posted on 02/24/2013 8:13:10 PM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: FDNYRHEROES; Paladin2; Ezekiel; MestaMachine; TurboZamboni; tet68; Eleutheria5; neverdem; ...

DigitalGlobe image Jan. 21, 2013 - Across from Fordow Plant, written on the mountain in Farsi: "Fadayat Rahbar," to be sacrificed for the leader - and in smaller print: "Sar Allah," shedding blood for Allah, or blood for the path of Allah....

...Corrected image after being tuned-up for Freepers Fighting To Preserve the Judeo-Christian West.

33 posted on 02/24/2013 8:58:36 PM PST by Yehuda
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To: Yehuda

LOL, that really sums it up with these clowns.

But where is the Yiddish “sub-title”? ;-)

Speaking of the works of Wile E. Koran, has Dorner been made into an honorary Jihadi yet? Seems a shame that he went to all that trouble to score on multiple levels of evil and stupid, without so much as a “Allah FUBAR” parade in his memory.


34 posted on 02/24/2013 10:00:07 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Red Steel
Everything is under control!


35 posted on 02/24/2013 10:22:03 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Ezekiel

“Der mentsh trakht un Got lakht...”


36 posted on 02/24/2013 10:41:53 PM PST by Yehuda
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To: Yehuda
Haha. Reminds me of the Far Side cartoon with God's finger hovering above the "smite" button. :)
37 posted on 02/25/2013 12:09:28 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Yehuda

Butter fingers!


38 posted on 02/25/2013 12:48:35 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Red Steel

Is it Israel’s fault yet? Did Mossad do it yet? Did the CIA help yet? Oh, when, oh, when, oh, when will we get blamed?


39 posted on 02/25/2013 12:51:50 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Red Steel

We have not visited the site after the explosion, which did not happen, according to government sources. This is consistent with our non-observations, as we are too busy doing the three-monkey shuffle. Later, Israel will be blamed.


40 posted on 02/25/2013 1:28:02 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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41 posted on 02/25/2013 5:20:18 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: Fred Hayek
They might have had a safe geometry screw up or worse. I-131's half-life is about 8 days, so it's essentially gone already if anything actually happened.

Gone unless there's been a meltdown. That could be a continuing release scenario. If there has been a meltdown or other accident, we (western intel people) should know already.

42 posted on 02/25/2013 6:49:38 AM PST by stboz
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

sounds good to me


43 posted on 02/27/2013 7:54:43 PM PST by dervish (either the vote was corrupt or the electorate is)
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