Armed raid on nuclear workers' housing raises fears over Brazil's two reactors

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Armed raid on nuclear workers' housing raises fears over Brazil's two reactors

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Post by Sniper1946 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:03 pm

Brazil is one of three Latin American countries with nuclear power. It also suffers from violent crime. Now a heavily armed gang has brought the two together

Fears over the security of Brazil’s two nuclear power plants have been raised after a heavily armed gang raided a secure workers’ condominium just a kilometre away and blew up two cash machines.

About 10 men held security guards hostage at around 3am on Monday, robbed guests at a party in a private club then escaped in a waiting speedboat from the Praia Brava condominium for workers at the Angra 1 and 2 nuclear reactors, run by state company Eletronuclear.
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