Israel

Hefty Price Tag For Attack on Iran

It is estimated that an Israeli attack on Iran would cost $41.4 billion

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RISHON LEZION, Israel, Aug. 21 (UPI) — The Business Data Israel Ltd. research company estimates that an Israeli attack on Iran would cost Israel $41.4 billion.

The BDI estimate includes the direct and indirect financial damage to the Israeli economy from an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.

BDI costs the immediate cost to the Israeli economy from such an attack at $11.66 billion, plus $5.95 billion annually in lost gross domestic product for five years in the wake of the attack because of the collapse of businesses.