Israel was accused of using “uranium bombs” during the Lebanon war. On Saturday, The
Independent newspaper in Britain ran an expose alleging that two bomb sites in southern Lebanon were found to have elevated levels of radiation, suggesting that they were caused either by small, innovative nuclear fission devices or “bunker-buster” bombs using enriched uranium tips.
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