Report: Israel has plan to strike Iranian nuclear facilities
Israel has prepared plans for a pre-emptive attack on Iran's nuclear sites in order to halt the latter's progress towards attaining nuclear weapons, a German magazine says in its Monday edition, citing Israeli security officials.
A special unit of the Mossad received an order two months ago to prepare a detailed plan to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities. According to the report, the Mossad's plan is ready and has been delivered to the Israeli Air Force, which will carry out the raid.
The German magazine said its source is an Israeli fighter-bomber pilot, who said the plan to take out Iran's nuclear sites was complex, yet manageable. The paper added that Israel knows Iran has six nuclear sites, all of which would be attacked simultaneously by Israeli jets.
The German paper added that the Mossad believes Iran has reached an advanced stage in its nuclear development program and is capable of producing enriched uranium, a vital ingredient of nuclear bombs. The report went on to say that three of Iran's nuclear sites were totally unknown to the outside world. (Albawaba.com)
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