Brazen Raid On Nuke Facility May Have Been Inside Job

12/21/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Anton Gerber fought off four armed men before he was shot in the chest and nearly died. But he may have prevented the unthinkable: bomb-grade uranium, enough to make a dozen nuclear weapons, in the hands of mysterious masked gunmen.

In his first television interview, the burly South African tells 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley how he fought with armed attackers who infiltrated what should be a highly secured South African nuclear facility containing bomb-grade, highly enriched uranium, or HEU, and provides details that point to an inside job.

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