Iran says ‘hard revenge awaits’ scientist’s killers

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A city in Iran. Photo: Mostafa Meraji / Pixabay.

The killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist by unknown assailants is being linked to Israel by senior political, military officials in Tehran, Anadolu Agency reports.

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the top-notch nuclear scientist who headed research and innovation wing at Iran’s Defense Ministry, was killed on Friday on the outskirts of capital Tehran.

The second high-profile assassination this year after IRGC commander General Qassem Soleimani’s killing in a US air strike in January, Fakhrizadeh’s killing has drawn strong reactions in Tehran.

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