Nun jailed for breaking into US nuclear facility

An 84-year-old nun has been jailed for breaking into a nuclear weapons factory in the US.

Sister Megan Rice and two other men hung banners, painted slogans and splattered human blood on the building.

The incident in July of 2012 was highly embarrassing for American security officials.

Sister Rice has been handed a three-year sentence, while the other other activists have been jailed for more than five years.

In her closing statement, Sister Rice said her only regret was that she waited so long to do it.

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