Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed In Car Bomb


The car belonging to Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan is lifted at a blast site outside a university in northern Tehran January 11, 2012. Ahmadi-Roshan was killed by a bomb placed on his car by a motorcyclist in Tehran on Wednesday, and a city official blamed Israel for the attack, similar to attacks on nuclear scientists just over a year ago. (REUTERS/IIPA/Sajad Safari)

The regime blamed Israel for the bombing.

Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan, a leading nuclear scientist and lecturer in Iran, was killed today in a car bombing.
The BBC reported, via Free Republic:

A university lecturer and nuclear scientist has been killed in a car explosion in north Tehran, reports say.

Iranian media sources named the casualty as Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan, an academic who also worked at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility.

The blast happened when a motorcyclist stuck a magnetic bomb on the car, said Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency.

Several Iranian nuclear scientists have been assassinated in recent years, with Iran blaming Israel and the US.

Both countries deny the accusations.

Local sources said Wednesday’s blast took place at a faculty of Iran’s Allameh Tabatai university.

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