Fireworks set off at ‘vulnerable’ nuclear plant

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Fireworks set off at ‘vulnerable’ nuclear plant
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Greenpeace activists have broken into a French nuclear power station and set off fireworks to show the site’s vulnerability to attacks.

The environmentalist group said its campaigners breached two security barriers before setting off the fireworks next to a spent fuel pool where radioactive rods are stored after being used.

Yannick Rousselet, the head of Greenpeace’s anti-nuclear campaign, said: “Do we need to wait for a malicious attack on a nuclear plant before EDF gets out of denial?”

Police said eight people were arrested following the...


Fireworks set off at ‘vulnerable’ nuclear plant


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