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Due to last minute Iranian concerns that the reactor had been already fueled and could release radioactive fallout if hit, they did not attack the actual reactor dome, but the control room, research/centrifuge facilities, and the adjacent buildings.

The targets were struck and the buildings were damaged, along with the plant cooling mechanisms.

Many claim that the bombing of the Iraqi Osirak reactor delayed Iraq's nuclear bomb program.

But the Iraqi nuclear program before 1981 was peaceful, and the Osirak reactor was not only unsuited to making bombs but was under intensive safeguards.

The white box represents the position of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, leader of the self-styled Islamic State of Iraq, which was purportedly set up last year.

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