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Iran’s nuclear power plant did an emergency shutdown.

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On Sunday, Iranian StateTv said that Iranian sole nuclear reactor, the Bushehr nuclear plant undergone an emergency shutdown which will last three to four days.

An official from the State electric energy company, Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, said on a talk show that the shutdowb started on Saturday and will last 3-4 days.

It has been temporarily shutdown since yesterday for technical overhaul which will continue for a few days.

Official said to Iranian State TV.

It is believed that the shutdown would result in power outages across Iran. The Bushehr nuclear power plant uses uranium fuel made from Russia rather than in Iran, and is monitored by United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

No further details were given.

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