CNN writes: A successful terrorist plot to crash a hijacked airliner into the Sellafield nuclear energy plant could cause hundreds of thousands of cancer deaths across the British Isles, experts have warned.Frank Barnaby, a nuclear physicist from the Oxford Research Group think-tank, said a September 11-style terrorist attack would cause 210,000 deaths for each of Sellafield’s 14 tanks used to store high-level radioactive waste.

The scenario was outlined in a report submitted to the UK government’s review of Britain’s energy policy, which is considering whether to build new atomic power stations. more