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Satellite photos said to show damage from attack on Iran centrifuge site

Private Israeli intelligence group The Intel Lab released satellite photos on Saturday of what it said is damage from a reported drone attack on an Iranian nuclear facility last month.

Iran claimed to have foiled the June 23 attack on the site in Karaj, but Israeli media reported that the facility — said to have been used for assembling centrifuges for uranium enrichment — was damaged in the strike.

The drone attack reportedly hit the Iran Centrifuge Technology Company, or TESA, in the city of Karaj, northwest of Tehran. The TESA factory was tasked with replacing the damaged centrifuges at the Natanz nuclear site and also produces more advanced centrifuges that can more quickly enrich uranium, according to a New York Times report last month.

Iran has not identified who it believes was responsible for the drone strike. The country has accused Israel of similar attacks on its nuclear program in the past.

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Source: www.timesofisrael.com