Top Iran general: Blast disrupted anti-Israel weapons program

16.11.2011                      19.Cheschwan. 5772

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Top Iran general: Blast disrupted anti-Israel weapons program

General says Saturday's explosion at military base 'temporarily stopped' weapons research program to be used against Israel; Iran denies Israel behind blast.

A blast at a military base in Iran happened while the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) were working on a weapon research program to be used against Israel, Iran's armed forces chief of staff said Wednesday. Saturday's explosion at a military base near Tehran killed 17 IRGC members.
"The incident happened during a research program which could have become a severe punch on Israeli regime's mouth," General Hassan Firouzabadi said….