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Spain: Terror threat behind nuclear security boost

The government and the Nuclear Security Council (CSN) have boosted protection of the country’s nuclear power plants in the face of the perceived threat from Al Qaeda-related organisations, a recent report by the National Intelligence Centre (CNI) shows. Madrid has also drawn up a list that includes some 4,000 vital infrastructure locations that could be possible targets for extreme Islamist groups. Security at nuclear power plants has been beefed up since February, prompted by the trial of those responsible for the 11 March 2004 bomb attacks in Madrid. In June 2006, the CSN said in a report that those attacks “highlight the existence of threats that could affect installations and nuclear or radioactive material.” Full Story

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