'Computer virus could cause Chernobyl-like tragedy in Iran'

January 17, 2011 08:57

Russian nuclear scientists working to develop Iran's Busehr nuclear reactor have issued a warning, claiming that the recent computer virus could have caused a disaster of Chernobyl-like proportions, British newspaper Daily Telegraph reported Monday.

According to the news report, the Bushehr reactor is expected to begin electricity production for Iran next summer, however Russian scientists have turned to the Kremlin, requesting to delay the start of such activities.

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