Reza Kahlili: Major explosion hits Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility. Sabotage?

I would say this doesn’t sound good. But honestly, aside from the loss of human life, it sounds great. If it is sabotage then someone is doing something right:

WND – An explosion deep within Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility has destroyed much of the installation and trapped about 240 personnel deep underground, according to a former intelligence officer of the Islamic regime.

According to a source in the security forces protecting Fordow, an explosion on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Tehran time rocked the site, which is buried deep under a mountain and immune not only to airstrikes but to most bunker-buster bombs. The report of the blast came via Hamidreza Zakeri, formerly with the Islamic regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and National Security,

The blast shook facilities within a radius of three miles. Security forces have enforced a no-traffic radius of 15 miles, and the Tehran-Qom highway was shut down for several hours after the blast, the source said. As of Wednesday afternoon, rescue workers had failed to reach the trapped personnel.

The site, about 300 feet under a mountain, had two elevators which now are out of commission. One elevator descended about 240 feet and was used to reach centrifuge chambers. The other went to the bottom to carry heavy equipment and transfer yellow cake. One emergency staircase reaches the bottom of the site and another one was not complete. The source said the emergency exit southwest of the site is unreachable.

The regime believes the blast was sabotage and the explosives could have reached the area disguised as equipment or in the yellow cake stock transferred to the site, the source said. The explosion occurred at the third centrifuge chambers, with the high-grade enriched uranium reserves below them.

The information was passed on to U.S. officials but has not been verified or denied by the regime or other sources within the regime.

Though the news of the explosion has not been independently verified, other sources previously have provided WND with information on plans for covert operations against Iran’s nuclear facilities as an option before going to war. The hope is to avoid a larger-scale conflict. Israel, the U.S. and other allies already have concluded the Islamic regime has crossed its red line in its quest for nuclear weapons, other sources have said.


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  • Joe

    I just got back from IRAN

    Anybody hear anything?

  • opinionatedhermit

    The death of a thousand cuts…

    • BlueGood

      Let’s HOPE!!!!

  • Sober_Thinking

    It’s really sad that I’m elated at this news… and hope it leads to the complete distruction of that facility.

    Imagine what will happen if radiation starts leaking out and affecting population centers.

    If this is in fact sabotage, then this is an effective means to stopping that evil.

    Pray for the victims…

    • Orangeone

      I shall pray for the innocents

      • Sober_Thinking

        That’s what I meant to say… good catch.

        • Orangeone

          Team work my Sober friend, love it when we work together!

          • Sober_Thinking

            United we stand… 🙂

  • stage9

    sucks to be them. when you live by the sword you die by the sword.

    • crosshr

      if you don’t hear my voice shouting AMEN! my heart still is and louder !

      yes, I mourn the loss of any life, good or bad, although THANKS BE TO GOD for all triumph over evil and enemies of Israel and God loving people

      I like that scripture stage9, you live by the sword, you die by the sword !

  • Dick Parker

    And so it begins………..

    • crosshr

      I believe so D P.

  • syvyn11

    I guess these 240 people undergroud will soon meet Allah. Or Satan. Take your pick.

    • Godisright

      There’s 300 feet less they will have to go.

      • PatrickHenrysBody

        Well said!

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      The jury is still out on that one.

    • gunclinger

      Same thing.

  • TitaniumEagle

    I feel bad for innocent lives lost but…when you live in a country ruled by evil, people are going to try and stop your nation from unleashing nuclear destruction on the world.

    • RKflorida

      Wouldn’t worry about innocent lives in this case. The 240 were working underground on an Iranian nuclear project to create a weapon to destroy mainly Israel then anyone else they felt like. No innocents in that facility. None.

      • TitaniumEagle

        I said “if”… 🙂
        But yeah, in all likelihood, you are 100 percent right.

  • scrubjay

    240 dead nuclear workers sounds great. It is no different than killing their senior scientists. Anything that sets back their nuclear program works for me.

  • sjmom

    This is one way to get rid of Iran’s nukes. The pity is those who will we buried there and will never escape.

    • kong1967

      I understand people that view it as the loss of innocent lives. I don’t look at it that way. They are building nukes that will vaporize millions in the future…..especially in Ahmajinanuts hands. I couldn’t care less about their lives. Better them than the millions of truly innocent people they are preparing to kill.

      • Jay

        Well put. There were no innocent lives lost here. These people are future mass murderers. That would be a good place for one of their nukes to “accidently” go off. Wonder if it was one of those viruses like Stuxnet that caused this?

        • kong1967

          Iran has been the target of numerous Stuxnet attacks, so the question becomes “is it possible to do THIS?” I have no idea. Maybe. If it is, that’s scary. We have our own nukes that could be targeted.

          They can target Iran’s nukes all they want, lol.

  • Godisright

    We can play this game, kimyungfun, next Monday at high noon (North Korean time) we will both press our buttons at the same time.
    May the best missile win!

    There may be a slight temperature change in your capital that afternoon.

    • crosshr

      DR. Smith. ” I’m fried , repeat, I’m fried here, anyone, someone ! …” is lol ok ?

  • mike3e4r7

    It seems to me there’s a strong likelyhood the Mossad had something to do with this. Just hope they didn’t let Obama in on the details.

    • Godisright

      My sentiment exactly. We may never know and that’s fine with me. Makes me sick to think that our leadership is a security liability for Israel.

      • mike3e4r7

        True. This may turn out to be one of the greatest stories never told and as you say, that’s the way it should be. It does make one curious though, as to how (or if) they pulled it off.

        • Godisright

          Could have been the chocolate frosting on the “yellow cake” lol

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      It is very well that they don’t let Zero in on any of their plans. He would have dashed them to pieces. Zero is complicit with radical Islamic extremists.

  • Will Iran blame us and send terrorists to hit targets here?

    • kong1967

      I’d think they would be more inclined to blame Israel. We’ll see.

  • PatrickHenrysBody

    Iran needs more major explosions. Just saying.

  • This is definitely something to keep watch on. I pity any loss of life, but can’t help but be glad that this happened.

    Thanks Scoop.

    • kong1967

      Well, the people that lost their lives were involved in building nukes that will one day be used against Israel and others. Pardon me for not giving a damn about their lives.

      Better them (in their own facility) than anyone else where the bombs would be used.

      I don’t believe for a second that Iran isn’t building nukes.

  • Watchman74

    There was also a missile site in Tehran that was mysterious destroyed in 2011. If this is true it’s probably part of the ongoing shadow war between Israel and Iran that’s been going on since 1979.

  • deTocqueville1

    Wonderful news. Thank God!

  • TexasPGRRider

    Sounds like they may have overbaked the yellow cake !!!!

  • The trouble with a bunker is it’s also a cage.

  • Will YELLOW CAKE be banned in the US?

    • What difference, at this point, does it make?

  • I wonder what the Mossad is doing these days? Oh, I know, blowing up Iranian nuclear facilities. Good for them.

  • opps.

  • Conniption Fitz

    1. The Iranians were in a huge hurry to get ‘The Bomb’ so they could boast and threaten Israel and the US more credibly. So they decided to re-model old and outdated equipment – despite all warnings.

    2. Iran also uses a gaseous uranium (hex) nuclear technology that is EXTREMELY hazardous.

    3. There have been other serious problems
    – the Stuxnet virus and other computer problems
    – deaths and defections of key scientists
    – people getting radiation sickness evidently from leaks
    – several earlier explosions

    Iran, The Next Chernobyl? –
    Evacuation of Isfahan near nuclear site due to ‘pollution’?:

    In other words, likelihood of nuclear accidents and explosions in Iran is greater than not.

    • Conniption Fitz

      Quote from the NYT article:
      “The history of Bushehr is troubling. Begun in 1975 with German engineers, halted after the 1979 revolution, and restarted with the assistance of the Russian Atomic Energy Agency, known as Rosatom, it has been plagued with delays and technical problems from the beginning.

      In August of 2010, after several years of delay, the plant became officially operational when fuel rods were transported to the reactor. After no more than six months of operation, the reactor had to be shut down due to problems with the cooling system, which were blamed on German-made components. According to Gholamreza Aghazadeh, the former head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, the problems were design anomalies. He stated that 24 percent of the parts and equipment used at the Bushehr plant are German, 36 percent Iranian and 40 percent Russian.

      This is not the way to build a safe nuclear facility.”

  • sickandtired

    I hate to hear about the loss of lives and I know that there could be more from the radiation leaks, but this is what needed to happen to keep the middle east from completely being destryoed by a mad man.

  • SPELL9

    Has FEMA been dispatched?

  • I was thinking of visiting that place, but I hear it blows!

    Few below in comments have spoken of the “innocent” lives lost. I don’t believe ANY of those workers are innocent and I feel no pity at their loss. They are working freely for a murderous dictatorship building bombs that they would one day hope to use on Israel and murder thousands, perhaps even millions of REALLY INNOCENT PEOPLE!! I see this as the Allies bombing the German war machines factories during ww2!

    I hope this truly IS sabotage! And All I can say is MORE!!! MORE!!!!

  • Kelly60

    Israel up on their stuff I’d say….

  • mikeinidaho

    The Lord, Mossad and the CIA all work in mysterious ways!
    Let’s hope this is true.

  • Conniption Fitz

    UM – This story may be a false alarm.

    All the stories about this are from or by
    World Net Daily and no other national or international news agency is reporting it.

    • I_Go_Pogo

      As much as I’d like to believe it, coming from World Nut Daily- hmmm. Sounds like the plot from a novel I read some years ago where the same thing happened.

  • bbitter

    Assuming this was ‘covert’ action as Iran claims, it is one hell of a covert action and is likely a micro-nuke. Why? You are talking about an explosive that had to be smuggled into the facility, un-noticed, but which has enough power to not only destroy most of that facility, but also shake facilities within three miles, from a starting depth of down to 300 feet? To do that without a pressure wave through air requires IMMENSE power, tens if not hundreds of thousands of pounds of high explosives set in a perfect location, etc…

    The likelihood of smuggling in thousands of pounds of high explosives is really quite remote. Seriously.

    If this is not a micro-nuke, it is likely that materials for this explosion came from the facility itself, which lends the idea that this was a mistake or industrial explosion there in the facility. Just a side note: Depleted Uranium dust is highly explosive.

    I wouldn’t put it past the Iranians to blame the US and Israel for anything that goes wrong there.

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  • 911Infidel

    It isn’t just Mossad who is interested in sabatoging the Mahdi-ist nuclear wet dream. There is a large and ever growing restive populace who htes their government and in particular the Islamic Theocracy that rules Iran. There are also pi$$ed off Arab minorities that are being persecuted that would like nothing better than get some revenge on the regime. So it could be anybody who did this.

    But make no mistake. Elam must judge Arabia. They will get the bomb. And they will use it.

  • Sorry, but I’m not on the “Gung-Ho” wagon here. I don’t take pride in the US going “door to door”, terrorizing nations that have NOT invaded ONE country or started a war in a hundred years, if ever.

    We know the propaganda the US government is capable; just look at the “weapons of mass destruction” garbage. And do you really believe that “rebels” took out Khadaffi? Honestly? The US government was behind that, 100% because Libya was one of the countries that doesn’t wish to participate in the New World Order; they instead choose to maintain their sovereignty of which America’s was sold out long ago.

    There are much bigger forces in play here with long-term goals that are far more sinister than “peace in the middle east”. The US has brought NOTHING but war and destruction to the middle-east.

    Just like Bush was certain that Iraq had “weapons of mass destruction”, (and was dead wrong), we are making the assumption that Iran is trying to make nuclear bombs, with no more proof than what we had with Iraq. Doesn’t anybody see the deja vu here? Read my lips: IT IS AN EXCUSE TO EVENTUALLY GO IN, DESTROY EVERYTHING AND PUT IN PLACE A GOVERNMENT THAT IS COMPLIANT WITH THE UN, BILDERBERGERS, ETC.

  • Andreas Moser

    Probably another Iranian intelligence training gone wrong: