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September 10, 2012 9:36 am

Report: Israeli Air Force Dropped 17 Tons of Explosives on Syrian Nuclear Reactor

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Israeli Air Force F-15. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – In March, 2007 Mossad agents raided the Vienna home of Ibrahim Othman, the head of the Syrian Atomic Energy Commission amid US and Israeli concerns over Syria’s nuclear program. The information the operatives recovered was damning: Roughly three dozen color photographs taken from inside a building under construction in the desert of northeastern Syria indicated that it was a top-secret plutonium nuclear reactor.

According to an exposé by The New Yorker’s David Makovsky, the photographs showed workers from North Korea at the facility, and the reactor, from the inside, had “many of the same engineering elements as the North Korean reactor in Yongbyon.”

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