Iran: Mysterious explosions rock nuclear facilities, power plants


Issue 1107 - 17 Jul 2020 | 3 minute read

At least nine major unexplained explosions, fires and similar incidents across Iran in the past three weeks raise the prospect that a well-resourced, co-ordinated attack is under way by regime opponents based inside or outside the Islamic Republic. Alternatively, the wave of incidents could represent an opportunistic series of copycat strikes by a number of different players – or even, in some cases, genuine accidents.

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