The nuclear power plant in Bushehr, southern Iran. A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit the region on December 27. Photo: EPA-EFE

Earthquake strikes near nuclear power plant in Iran, amid concerns over radioactive leaks

  • A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Iran’s Bushehr plant, which was completed by Russia in 2013
  • Iran’s Gulf Arab neighbours have often raised concerns about the reliability of the facility and the risk of radioactive leaks in case of a major earthquake
Topic |   Iran
The nuclear power plant in Bushehr, southern Iran. A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit the region on December 27. Photo: EPA-EFE
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