Skip to comments.Iran: 'Nuclear' scientist shot dead in Tehran
Posted on 07/24/2011 1:23:43 PM PDT by EBH
An Iranian scientist believed to have links to the country's nuclear programme has been shot dead outside his home in Tehran, Iranian media say.
Isna news agency named him as Daryoush Rezaei, 35, adding that his wife was wounded and rushed to hospital.
In 2010, nuclear scientist Massoud Ali Mohammadi was killed by a remote-controlled bomb in Tehran.
Iran blamed that attack on Israeli secret service Mossad. Israel has long warned about Iran's nuclear programme.
Some reports said the latest attack involved assailants on a motorcycle, who shot him in the neck in front of his house.
Mr Rezaei was said to be a physicist at a Tehran university, where media reports described him variously as a teacher, researcher and student.
Several have linked him to the country's nuclear programme.
Isna said that Mr Rezaei was an expert with links to the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran.
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Well done Mossad
What are you going to do about it?
Cry to 0bama?
Who knew the Amish had motorcycles? And, how long did they know this?
Hmmmm... too bad.
Omoslem is holding a candlelight vigil at the White House.
Massoud done in by Mossad...how appropriate.
Good shot! Bravo.