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BAGHDAD NUCLEAR RESEARCH CENTER

Filename:03913013.8
SUBJECT: BAGHDAD NUCLEAR RESEARCH CENTER
PATHFINDER RECORD NUMBER: 130138
GENDATE:         950718
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TEXT:            
ENVELOPE RATMCIEB YEKDQA 3912 0451644-MIDO--YEKDQX
.
ZNY MMIDO ZNZ1
ZKZK RR AAZ DE
HEADER R 141644Z FEB 91 ZYS
[      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]



BAGHDAD NUCLEAR RESEARCH CENTER/[ (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4) ]
/CTY:IZ/Y//
[   (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)   ]


RMK/IRAQ
/
/NUCLEAR FACILITIES
/
/ADDITIONAL DAMAGE [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ] AT THE BAGHDAD 
NUCLEAR RESEARCH
/CENTER, 19 KM SOUTHEAST OF BAGHDAD. BUILDINGS IN THE FRENCH AREA,
/THE CENTRAL AREA, THE ITALIAN AREA, AND THE RESEARCH AND
/DEVELOPMENT AREA HAVE SUFFERED RECENT DAMAGE. 
/
/IN THE FRENCH AREA, A LARGE SECTION OF THE ROOF OF THE NEUTRON
/ANALYSIS BUILDING HAS COLLAPSED SINCE 4 FEBRUARY, AND THE
/PREVIOUSLY DAMAGED ENGINEERING HALL HAS NOW BEEN COMPLETELY
/DESTROYED. IN ADDITION, THE BOOM OF A MOBILE CRANE REMAINED OVER
/THE ISIS REACTOR BUILDING SINCE 3 FEBRUARY, SUGGESTING CONTINUED
/IRAQI EFFORTS TO ACCESS THE ISIS REACTOR AREA. 
/
/IN THE CENTRAL AREA, THE RADIOISOTOPE PRODUCTION LABORATORIES 
HAVE
/SUSTAINED DAMAGE SINCE 4 FEBRUARY. MAJOR SECTIONS OF THE ROOF AND
/UPPER FLOORS OF THE EASTERNMOST PART OF THE LABORATORIES HAVE
/COLLAPSED. DAMAGE WAS EVIDENT TO THE EXTERIOR WALL AS WELL. 
/
/IN THE ITALIAN AREA, THE CHEMICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY AND THE
/FUEL FABRICATION BUILDING HAVE RECEIVED ADDITIONAL DAMAGE SINCE 4
/FEBRUARY AND ARE NOW ALMOST COMPLETELY DESTROYED. FINALLY, TWO
/PROBABLE RESEARCH BUILDINGS HAVE BEEN DAMAGED IN THE CENTER OF 
THE
/RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AREA. A PORTION OF THE ROOF OF THE
/WESTERN BUILDING HAS COLLAPSED, AND PANELS ON THE WALL OPPOSITE
/THE IMPACT POINT HAVE BEEN BLOWN OUT. BOTH ENDS OF THE EASTERN
/BUILDING HAVE COLLAPSED AS WELL.
//
[   (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)   ]
 



 

 



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