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Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh dies in hospital after being shot in targeted attack – ABC News

An Iranian nuclear scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret atomic weapons programme is assassinated near Tehran as Iranian officials suggest…

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An Iranian nuclear scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret atomic weapons programme was assassinated near Tehran.
Key points:

  • Mohsen Fakhrizadeh reportedly died of injuries in hospital after armed assassins fired on his vehicle
  • He has been described by Israel as a leader of a covert atomic bomb programme that was halted in 2003
  • An Iranian military commander said that Iran would strike back against his killers

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died of injuries in hospital after armed assassins…

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