Witness History: When Israel destroyed Iraq's nuclear reactor. BBC World Service

Posted: 8th June 2021

There was international condemnation when Israel launched a surprise attack on the French-built Osirak nuclear reactor located outside Baghdad on 7 June 1981.
This remarkable piece illustrates the vulnerability of nuclear power stations to weapons at the disposal of the military.  They represent important potential targets in any conflict.  Please click on the link below to hear the item:


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