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Iran vows retaliation after its top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was shot dead near Tehran – SBS News

The semi-official news agency Tasnim said ‘terrorists blew up another car’ before firing on a vehicle carrying Fakhrizadeh and his bodyguards in an ambush outside…

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An Iranian scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb programme was killed in an ambush near Tehran on Friday that could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trumps presidency.
The death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who Iranian media said died in hospital after armed assassins gunned him down in his car, will also complicate any effort by US president-elect Joe Biden to revive the detente of Barack Obamas presidency.
Iran pointed…

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