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January 2, 2013 4:54 pm

Iranian Officials Order Isfahan Evacuation, Nuclear Plant Nearby

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Masjed-e-shah in Isfahan seen from the Balcony of Ali Qapu Palace. Photo: Fabienkhan.

Free Beacon – Iranian officials have instructed residents of Isfahan to leave the city, renewing concerns that a nearby nuclear site could be leaking radioactive material.

An edict issued Wednesday by Iranian authorities orders Isfahan’s one-and-a-half million people to leave the city “because pollution has now reached emergency levels,” the BBC reported.

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  • geoffrey small

    the story in the Guardian is dated Monday 28 November 2011