What would happen if a nuclear bomb hit Washington D.C.? The terrifying report that predicts damage a terror attack would wreak on the nation’s capital
It is perhaps unsurprising that a nuclear bomb set off in the nation’s capital would cause devastating and widespread damage.
Yet the simple conclusion did not put the government off, and they commissioned a report to assess the impact of a potential terror attack on Washington, D.C.
The results are far from comforting: the half-mile radius around the bomb would have a low chance of survival and most buildings – including that of the federal government – would be destroyed. (Continue story)