world

Mastermind of Iran’s nuclear weapons program assassinated by Israeli spy in Tehran, reports claim


THE mastermind of Iran’s nuclear bomb program has been assassinated, according to state media.

Nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is said to have been killed in Damavand, east Tehran by an Israeli spy today.

He has been dubbed 'the father of the Iranian bomb'

1

He has been dubbed ‘the father of the Iranian bomb’

Iran state media have confirmed his death.

Journalist Ali Hashem, who works with Al Jazeera English, tweeted: “According to some sources in Tehran an Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated earlier today in Tehran. His name is Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.”

Fars News Agency reports the scientists’ car was struck by an explosion set by a “suicide” assasin.

He was then killed by a spray of bullets.

Several other people are said to have been killed as a result of the car explosion.

More to follow…

For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online.

Thesun.co.uk is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video.

Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. For iPhone click here, for Android click here

Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun.





READ SOURCE

Leave a Reply

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies.  Learn more